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Re: Strong CSS requirement to select from among available style sheets.

From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 17:59:03 -0500
Message-ID: <380BA637.413AE28E@clark.net>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
CC: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
this would seem to follow what the wcag is saying as well since they
emphasize style sheets as mark up preference.
Jon Gunderson wrote:
> 
> Great.
> 
> I think we should really emphasize the benefits of CSS in the techniques
> document for conformance.
> Jon
> 
> At 08:10 AM 10/18/99 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >I just found strong support in CSS2 for a requirement to allow users to
> >select
> >from among available style sheets. From [1], on conformance:
> >
> >  5 .If the source document comes with alternate style sheets (such as
> >with the
> >    "alternate" keyword in HTML 4.0 [HTML40]), the UA must allow the user
> >     to select one from among these style sheets and apply the selected
> >one.
> >
> >  - Ian
> >
> >[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/conform.html#conformance
> >--
> >Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
> >Tel/Fax:                     +1 212 684-1814
> >Cell:                        +1 917 450-8783

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