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Re: Action-730 Revise GL 1.7, pay attention to current behavior and aspirational subpoints, (partial)

From: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 16:32:49 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+=z1W=mSEwzYdH7+kp=6goKG5jndgkxCvjvr-FwrQy84rwRmg@mail.gmail.com>
To: wed@csulb.edu
Cc: WAI-ua <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Will be looking at this tomorrow.
Jim
On May 29, 2012 12:07 PM, "Wayne Dick" <wayneedick@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> This is how I remember the discussion.
>
> There are three things that are key here.  They are level A.  The user
> must be able to supply a style sheet to substitute for the author's
> style sheet. If the user sheet fails return to the author's should be
> possible.  Also, the user must be able to turn off all style provided
> by the author and rely on the browser supplied style.  Saving style
> sheets is less important for users, but may be important for
> developers of user style for people with disabilities.
>
> Sorry about being absent so long, I've been working on my user style
> sheet generator.
>
> Wayne
>
> The pages tend to block this out well.
>
>
>
> On 5/17/12, Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu> wrote:
> > Action-730 Revise GL 1.7, pay attention to current behavior and
> > aspirational subpoints, adjust  IER and add where necessary
> >
> > No IER included, just SC.
> >
> > -----------
> >
> > we adjusted the wording of 1.7.1 during the telecon on 17May2012 -
> > included in this message.
> >
> > no changes made
> >
> > 1.7.1 Support User Stylesheets:
> > If the user agent supports a mechanism for authors to supply
> > stylesheets, the user agent also
> >
> > provides a mechanism for users to supply stylesheets.
> >
> > ------
> > The other SC present current SC, current UA behavior, proposed rewrites.
> >
> > current 1.7.2 Apply User Stylesheets:
> >
> > The user can turn on the use of user (Level A)
> >
> >     (a) the current page, or
> >     (b) all pages on specified web sites, or
> >     (c) all pages.
> >
> > current UA behavior for 1.7.2:
> > IE, Opera: user can apply personal stylesheets for the entire UA (all
> > top level viewports). -- c)
> >
> > ALL pages
> > FF, chrome: need an extension (stylish, etc) -- b) all pages on
> > specified website
> > no known browser or extension allows a) the current page
> >
> > Proposed rewrite:
> > eliminate a) the current page, do not write an AAA SC for this function.
> >
> > 1.7.2 Apply User Stylesheets:
> >
> > The user can turn on the use of user stylesheets (Level A)
> >
> >     (a) all pages on specified web sites, or
> >     (b) all pages.
> >
> > -------
> > 1.7.3 Author Style Sheets:
> > The user can turn off the use of author (Level A)
> >
> >     (a) the current page, or
> >     (b) all pages for which it is defined.
> >
> > current UA behavior for 1.7.3:
> > IE , FF,  Opera: user can turn off author stylesheets on a per page basis
> > Chrome: needs the developer extension to disable author style sheet
> > FF and Chrome: the developer extension allows selecting author
> > stylesheets on per page
> >
> > basis.
> >
> > proposed rewrite: eliminate b)  all pages for which it is defined.
> >
> > 1.7.3 Author Style Sheets:
> > The user can turn off the use of author stylesheet on the current page
> > (Level A)
> >
> > ---------------
> >
> > 1.7.4 Save copies of stylesheets:
> >
> > The user can save copies of the stylesheets referenced by the current
> > page, so that they can
> >
> > edit and load them as user (Level AA)
> >
> > current UA behavior for SC 1.7.4
> > FF & chrome - developer toolbar extension, user can edit/save author css
> > IE, opera - no ability for user to save CSS from the UI. must view
> > page source, find css link, paste in address bar, save results.
> >
> > Proposed: move to AAA. no current functionality. Only some browser can
> > do this with an extension.
> >
> >
> > -----
> > the intent for 1.7.1-3 needs some work. the example presents a
> > scenario that is not covered by the current SC. The IER or 1.7.4 will
> > be created.
> >
> > propose: Update the REsources for 1.7.1-3 as follows.
> >     Related Resources for Success Criterion 1.7.1, 1.7.2 & 1.7.3:
> >         CSS 2 Recommendation: cascade weight rules
> > http://simplyaccessible.com/article/custom-styles-for-ios/
> > http://userstyles.org/ STylish for FF and Chrome
> > http://chrispederick.com/work/web-developer/ for FF and Chrome
> >
> > --
> > Jim Allan, Accessibility Coordinator & Webmaster
> > Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
> > 1100 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78756
> > voice 512.206.9315    fax: 512.206.9264  http://www.tsbvi.edu/
> > "We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us." McLuhan, 1964
> >
> >
>
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