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CSS applied by a javascript

From: Hawk,Mickey <hawkm@oclc.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 11:53:32 -0400
Message-ID: <A4DCD9B43F237A41BE31C98D434C2288088FAA@OA4-SERVER.oa.oclc.org>
To: "'www-validator-css@w3.org'" <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Cc: "Osborne,Lance" <osbornel@oclc.org>

We have a problem using the validator.  We use a javascript to detect which
CSS to apply based on browser, due to display differences (relative-sized
fonts in Netscape browsers are much smaller than in IE, for example).
Because of this, it seem that the validator does not recognize that a style
sheet is being applied.  It only finds the single style described in the
head of the document.
Is there a "browser" that your validator emulates?  Could be we aren't
"sniffing" it out and applying a CSS?  Or, it could be that the validator
doesn't work with this type of setup?
Mickey Hawk
Art Director/E-Media
OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Incorporated
Dublin, OH
mickey_hawk@oclc.org <mailto:mickey_hawk@oclc.org> 
www.oclc.org <http://www.oclc.org/> 
Received on Thursday, 2 August 2001 11:53:36 UTC

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