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Re: Bidi Markup vs Unicode control characters

From: Sandra Bostian <sbos@loc.gov>
Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2005 10:06:58 -0400
Message-Id: <s2f72ed8.034@loc.gov>
To: <www-international@w3.org>

For US government agencies, though, this is a section 508 requirement. Your documents must be coherent without the css. And most browsers will let you turn off style sheets and use your own (often used by those with visual disabilities). This may be a case of know your requirements and who your audience is, but certain sectors either can't or should be highly wary of relying solely on css.

Thank you all for this discussion, by the way. We are looking at a new project using Arabic and this has been highly helpful in clarifying some of the issues.


Sandy Bostian
Digital Conversion Specialist
Library of Congress
Meeting of Frontiers: http://frontiers.loc.gov

>>> Tex Texin <tex@xencraft.com> 08/07/05 6:08 PM >>>

It is not clear to me that we need to insist on the document being
coherent without css.
Received on Monday, 8 August 2005 14:07:51 UTC

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