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Re: examples of sites with good accessibility

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@ij.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 11:45:05 -0400
Message-ID: <45379D81.7000302@ij.net>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

On 06/10/19 09:07 (GMT-0500) Glenda L Sims apparently typed:

> For higher ed, I'd like to throw the front door of www.utexas.edu into
> the ring as a good model.  We worked hard with John Slatin, Jim Thatcher
> and Jim Allan to test and implement an accessible and standards
> compliant solution.

http://mrmazda.no-ip.com/SS/utexas1.jpg

Just as do WAG 1 and WAG 2, you seem to have omitted accessibility _Job 1_,
legible text sizing. In http://www.utexas.edu/wc/first_level/css/main.css I
count 44 instances of font-size. 17 of them set it to .65em, and 22 to
.68em. I don't know how you can sleep at night thinking this is accessible
design, and with fixed width and flyout menus no less. This is accessible
for web designers and mice, not normal humans, much less normal humans with
poorer than average yet fully functional eyesight.
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