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Re: Alternative Style Sheets

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:51:19 -0400
Message-ID: <50782E67.5060700@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 10/12/12 4:08 AM, Anton Prowse wrote:
> Without a visible indication of the existence of an alternative
> stylesheet, the concept seems doomed.  Browser makers will argue that
> nobody uses it, but that's because nobody's going to visit the menu on
> every site on the off-chance that there might be an alternative
> stylesheet available.

Note that there are DOM APIs specced that allow sites to manipulate the 
selected style set, for what it's worth.  So sites could still do this 
even without browsers providing UI, if they wanted to.

Of course those APIs are not widely supported....

-Boris
Received on Friday, 12 October 2012 14:51:50 GMT

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