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RE: CSS and accessibility

From: Elizabeth J. Pyatt <ejp10@psu.edu>
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2005 14:09:55 -0400
Message-Id: <p06230903bf1d505524a1@[128.118.8.31]>
To: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

I stand corrected and will fix this.

Elizabeth

>Dear Elizabeth,
>
>At 19:32 8/08/2005, Elizabeth J. Pyatt wrote:
>
>>Terry Dean wrote
>>>That page has 74 validation errors which doesn't help either.
>>>http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/accessibility/css.html
>>>Terry
>>
>>Most of which are because I have to use ACRONYM instead of the 
>>"desired" ABBR which is not consistently supported across all 
>>browsers (I checked).
>
>Most of the errors have nothing to do with the choice of the acronym 
>element but with misspelling the element name (acronymn) and 
>omitting end tags. And I don't think that
>     <acronym title="C S S">CSS</acronym>
>     <acronym title="C S S"></acronym>
>     <acronymn title="open tag">&lt;</acronym>
>are examples of the intended use.
>Regards,
>
>
>Christophe
>
>>But thanks for reminding me of the difference between accessibility 
>>compliance and standards compliance.
>>
>>Cheers
>>
>>Elizabeth
>>
>>P.S. The site does pass "Cynthia Says" Section 508 and W3C Level 1, 
>>linearization tests, the zoom test and color tests. And it's cross 
>>platform compatible.
>>
>>--
>>=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
>>Elizabeth J. Pyatt, Ph.D.
>>Instructional Designer
>>Education Technology Services, TLT/ITS
>>Penn State University
>>ejp10@psu.edu, (814) 865-0805 or (814) 865-2030 (Main Office)
>>
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>
>--
>Christophe Strobbe
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>on Document Architectures
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Elizabeth J. Pyatt, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer
Education Technology Services, TLT/ITS
Penn State University
ejp10@psu.edu, (814) 865-0805 or (814) 865-2030 (Main Office)

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