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Re: Fw: Afternoon Update: Accuser Details Lewd Behavior by Cain

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 11:51:18 +0000
Message-ID: <4EB917B6.1030604@splintered.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
The root of your problem has already been explained: either stop using 
Microsoft Outlook Express, or search for a way to override its text 
resizing bug. A few seconds of googling brought me to 
http://www.techrepublic.com/forum/questions/101-327804 - give it a shot. 
It's your email client that's at fault.

Senders aren't actively adding stuff to emails that block the 
resizing...it's outdated/buggy software you're using that is incapable 
of handling standard HTML embedded in emails.


On 08/11/2011 02:26, G F Mueden wrote:
> No, Patrick, I want everyone to be able to read every email; I want them all
> to be accessible.   I could read yours only by setting to plain text and I
> had to go to notepad to write this reply.  Afterwards I will reset to rich
> text.
> My idea of accessinility is to make sure that the sender does not disable
> the adjustments in the readers software, a sort of "if you can't help, at
> least get out of the way" sort of thing.
> Eye readers, those who still read with their eyes but not well, need only
> two adjustments>
> For poor acuity we need enlargement with word wrap to keep the copy on the
> screen.
> For poor contrast sensitivity we need choice of font for incoming text.
> That's all.  That is not much to ask. It is not to have senders add
> anything, just not to spoil it.  I would like those who are concerned with
> accessibility to include emails in their interests.
> When I get good and bad from the same sender, I think it appropriate to let
> others know and to ask for help to find the reason.   If we find the reason
> and pass it around it will help others.

Patrick H. Lauke
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