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RE: Nielsen's Latest Alertbox & a personal protest

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 15:05:44 +0000 (GMT)
To: <jon@hackcraft.net>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20031112150026.B1013-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 jon@hackcraft.net wrote:

> I fail to see why a user would want the font face and size for toolTips to be
> different with a web browser than with any other application, and hence I fail
> to see what's unfortuante about this.

Agreed.

So why do some browsers - especially MSIE - default to displaying document
text in a size that disagrees so violently with the user's desktop
settings?  That is the real crime against the Web, and why we are
plagued with so many illegible microfont pages.

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Nick Kew
Received on Wednesday, 12 November 2003 15:49:29 GMT

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