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ACTION 664: Some Examples for the "from MWBP 1.0 to WCAG 2.0" document

From: Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 13:22:43 +0000
Message-Id: <1859240E-AFEF-4DED-8908-D6204BF197BB@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: MWI BPWG Public <public-bpwg@w3.org>

Some suggestions for extending the discussion for the following two BPs:

How does it help especially users with disabilities?: When content is  
organized logically, it will be rendered in a meaningful order when  
style sheets are turned off or not supported. This particularly helps  
disabled users who access pages in alternative modes. For example,  
blind users who use screen readers to access pages in audio, or users  
with low vision who use screen magnifiers. Visual font effects  
defined in CSS can not be relied upon a mobile device and many users  
may not perceive them, for example blind users who use screen readers  
and users with low vision who substitute authors' stylesheet with a  
personal stylesheet. For further information, refer to WCAG 2.0   
Specific Benefits of Success Criterion 1.3.1 and the explanation of  
the [FONTS] best practice in this document.

How does it help especially users with disabilities?: Using CSS  
allows the separation of content and presentation, enabling users to  
adjust the presentation to suit their needs. Users with different  
disabilities benefit from this as it gives flexibility to user agents  
to adapt content according to the needs of individual users. For  
example, users with low vision will be able to change font sizes and  
background colours to meet their needs by substituting the authors'  

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