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Re: minimum requirements - font and colors

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 10:36:24 -0500
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To: Kitch Barnicle <barnicle@trace.wisc.edu>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org

Thanks for the comment.  I reread the checkpoint and I would like to change 
the proposed minimum requirement to be to turn off  (or ignore) the use of 
author supplied style information.


At 10:01 AM 4/19/00 -0500, Kitch Barnicle wrote:
>For several of the checkpoints under guideline 4, Ensure user control of 
>styles, one of the minimal functional requirements is basically,  allow 
>the user to change the default style sheet or allow the user to specify 
>through user style sheets.  However, couldn't a developer meet this 
>requirement by allowing the user to configure fonts and colors through the 
>UI?  Is that what you meant by "default style sheet"? The use of style 
>sheets, while a good idea, is not a requirement, correct?

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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