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Re: Cleaning House

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 00:34:24 +0100
Message-ID: <463E6600.5090404@googlemail.com>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
CC: www-html@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
>>>> If AT had better support for CSS, and CSS had style selectors, we'd 
>>>> be in a slightly happier place:
> [...]
>> Alternatively, one could require UAs to ignore self-contradictory 
>> property declarations used with style selectors.
> Rather than make the language more unambiguous, you're placing a lot of 
> the burden of understanding what the heck the author actually meant in 
> the hands of UAs and AT...
> Yeah, let authors author however they like...let the browser and screen 
> reader work it out. While we're at it, we can drop h1-h6, as there's 
> plenty of authors out the who just use bold paragraphs anyway...

I'm confused. What I'm suggesting has /nothing/ to do with what the 
author actually meant: it's purely presentational.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Sunday, 6 May 2007 23:34:30 UTC

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