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Re: Cleaning House

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 00:10:46 +0100
Message-ID: <463E6076.60907@splintered.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
CC: public-html@w3.org

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...

Patrick H. Lauke
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