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RE: UA ISSUE OF THE WEEK: Table element access

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 18:09:07 -0500 (EST)
To: "Charles (Chuck) Oppermann" <chuckop@microsoft.com>
cc: WAI UA group <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.04.9901111804120.8663-100000@tux.w3.org>
On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Charles (Chuck) Oppermann wrote:

  I simply don't understand the proposal.  It appears that all the
  Checkpoints, from 1 through 8 only apply to specialized browsers and not
  mainstream browsers such as Internet Explorer.  Am I understanding this
CMN:: Not quite. The way I read Magnified screen means that a large font
size (say 48+ point, although there is no good way of defining this) on a
'mainstream browser' would qualify - in which case they all apply to IE,
unless you make it restrict available font sizes. I don't think that is
the intended result. Hence my 'counter proposal' (I know it is long, but I
did think quite hard before I wrote it, so I hope people will actually
read to the end. Or even read the proposal itself, which is quite short,
and skip the preamble)

Charles McCN

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