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Re: [CSS MQ] high-contrast-screen, accessibility

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 18:27:24 +0100
Message-ID: <18309.1020.366003.454977@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Also sprach Andrew Fedoniouk:

 > Is it possible to add in media queries [1] value that will 
 > indicate that UA is running with high-contrast-screen settings?
 > 
 > I think that it should be: 
 > high-contrast,  high-contrast-black and high-contrast-white
 > media types/
 > 
 > In practice high-contrast with support of 
 > system colors in CSS is enough but we observed 
 > situations when separate tweaking for high-contrast-black 
 > and high-contrast-white would be desirable. 

Adding this feature would require UAs to add contrast modes, I
believe. I'm not sure they are all prepared to do so at this stage.

In Opera, we support this by way of CSS; View-Style->...

So, UAs are able to add these modes, but I'm not sure it can be
mandated.

Cheers,

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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