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Re: [Proposal] Delete VisualText and ColorText conformance labels

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2002 15:42:45 -0000
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"Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
>  > but I
> > believe we need to highlight the issue that if you do it
simplistically
> > you also disable CSS-P, or you do it in a manner whereby CSS-P
elements
> > with a background also gain the users background colour.
>
> Yes. Checkpoints 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3 require "global configuration"
> (among other things). This means that one setting affects all
> reference text size (but other text e.g., headers may still be
> relatively larger), impose a single font family, and the user's
> preferred fg and bg colors for text. This would apply to content
> that is in the normal CSS flow and also positioned elements.

Does it require that positioned elements which have a background colour
set by CSS (other than transparent) should that become transparent, or
should that also get the users set background colour.

> Would it suffice to point this out in the Techniques document?

I think so yes, It's just an area of concern to me, and not one I'm sure
that UA developers are always aware of,  There's no page author technique
to overcome the current behaviour other than never using CSS-P!

Cheers,

Jim.
Received on Friday, 28 June 2002 11:45:51 GMT

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