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Re: How do I use CSS to fake a button?

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 16:07:41 -0400
Message-ID: <397CA20A.C2415CD9@clark.net>
To: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Allow me to restate the question from a side conversation Dave and I have

Can a page/site which is WCAG AAA compliant consider itself "accessible" even
though the default rendering with a popular browser turns the intended content
into useless hash?

Dave J Woolley wrote:

> > From: Bruce Bailey [SMTP:bbailey@clark.net]
> >
> >
> > look at the source of http://www.dors.state.md.us/mrc/programs.html and
> > http://www.dors.state.md.us/mrc/kiosk.css and tell me how I might get text
>         [DJW:]
>         This breaks quite badly on NS4.5.  Off list correspondence
>         suggests that this was intended as a "best viewed on
>         WebKiosk v.v" page, rather than a "best viewed on Any
>         Browser"  <http://www.anybrowser.org/> one.
>         The question was raised as to whether there was any duty
>         on accessible content authors to author for anything other
>         than fully compliant browsers.  (I believe that the lack of
>         these means it is.)
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