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Re: J the Z on CSS transparency and Jaws

From: James Craig <work@cookiecrook.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 09:22:57 -0600
Message-ID: <000301c2ec9a$558e40e0$c8280f0a@austin.local>
To: "Bill Mason" <w3c@accessibleinter.net>, "W3c-Wai-Ig" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Mason" <w3c@accessibleinter.net>
> I have some serious doubts about whether a screen reader should be trying
> to decide what parts of a style sheet are OK to obey, and what parts it
> will ignore.

What about if aural media is defined, it will ignore anything that is not
explicitly labled "aural" or "all"? Aural media could be defined in a
<style> or <link/> element, as well as with and "@media" rule. Of course,
this brings up the question, "If certain styles do not have a labeled media,
should that default be 'all' or 'screen'?" I believe it should be "all", but
I also don't believe screen readers should pay attention to visual styles
like display or visibility.

James Craig
Received on Monday, 17 March 2003 10:31:55 UTC

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