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Re: Making alternate stylesheets more useful + site selectors

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:54:39 -0500
Message-ID: <4D3892FF.9040300@mit.edu>
To: "Shropshire, Andrew A" <shropshire@att.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 1/20/11 2:46 PM, Shropshire, Andrew A wrote:
> Right now I think it is impractical for users with accessibility issue related to color to reverse engineer my 22 Kb style sheet and fix the colors.   Perhaps the CSS standard could specify the behavior of the user agent with respect to the 'alternate' attribute for style sheets so that developers could use this method to provide 'skins'.

Note that you can do that now if you want.  Save the selected stylesheet 
set in a cookie, and apply it.  Sites do that today.

Received on Thursday, 20 January 2011 19:55:43 UTC

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