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Re: When reviewing a site with CSS disabled, "sea of white" appears: is this a real accessibility issue?

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:39:10 +0000
Message-ID: <547C8B9E.4020105@splintered.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
On 30/11/2014 15:27, Userite wrote:
> Hi Adam,
> Blind users do not use style sheets /except if you create a special
> audio css)
> So this really is a serious accessibility issue

Unless they use a text-only browser, or have explicitly set their 
browser to ignore stylesheets, those users will get the same experience 
(provided a site shows/hides things appropriately, e.g. using 
display:none - which removes something visually, as well as from the DOM 
representation seen by AT) as sighted users. So no, the above statement 
is not accurate.

Patrick H. Lauke

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