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Re: CSS documents

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 13:19:11 -0400
Message-ID: <3B8BD28F.2C4CCDA7@w3.org>
To: Gary Finnigan <garfin@hotmail.com>
CC: wai-wcag-editor@w3.org
Gary Finnigan wrote:
> I have been on your site now for 2 and a half hours. I am trying feverishlly
> to contain my utter frustration with your site.
> I am trying to look up information on CSS and all I find are perpetual
> links, some leading to the page I just came from. Link after link after link
> after link. They lead to places that don't even help me any, just more
> references to more documents with more links!
> You people are supposed to be the experts in deciding how CSS (For example)
> should be written. Well tell me PLEASE where I find how it should be
> written? Where are the rules? Where are the lists of elements etc? Where are
> the guidelines on what can and could and should be done?

Hi Gary,

From the home page: http://www.w3.org/ you can either
go to the "Style" Activity (http://www.w3.org/Style) or 
the list of technical reports (http://www.w3.org/TR/) and
you will find the link to the CSS2 specification:


I suggest looking at the style Activity home page for additional

Sorry for the confusion.

 - Ian

> Link after link after link after link to more and more documents with
> nothing in them but references.
> Accessibility? I know accessibility because I am determined to offer the
> information on my site in an easy and straightforward fashion, not bemuse
> and confuse the people who come to me looking for help.
> I remain bemused and confused. I need what I thought I would find on your
> pages, information on CSS.
> So, if YOU know where it is, please send me the url, just one, of just the
> page that holds the information relating to writing CSS. I am not interested
> at this stage who wrote it, and who contributed, and what draft it's at, and
> all the rest of the eronneous and superfluous information that cutters the
> site, just the information I came for.
> Can you give me that?
> Regards
> Bemused (Gary Finnigan)
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