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Re: DHTML drop down menus ADA compliant

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 22:51:44 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200401152251.i0FMpib05629@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Actually I have seen some claims that the whole thing can be done using
*** CSS with no need to have scripts at all? does anyone know of examples?

Really, long term, styling of nested lists as pull down menus needs to
built into styling languages.  Unfortunately it may take decades to
wean people off writing such widgets themselves (but doing so in a
way that fails to understand that they are nested lists).

The vast majority of what is currently done with scripting should either
be made doable by styling, or should be made impossible.  Unfortunately,
as well as wanting to do things that can't be done because of styling
limitations, most authors are required by their sponsors to do things
that have deliberately been made not possible, because the sponsor 
doesn't buy into the rationale for making them impossible!
Received on Friday, 16 January 2004 02:18:56 UTC

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