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Re: Hiding Legends


From: Dean Hamack
Date: Oct 15, 2008 4:40PM

On 10/15/08 3:05 PM, "Tim Beadle" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> At some point you have to accept that different browsers have
> different capabilities. IE6 isn't as capable as Firefox, Safari and
> Opera (or other browsers using the same rendering engines) and web
> sites don't have to look the same in every browser. Right?

Absolutely. But when you work with design teams and business people, you
have to do everything in your power to *try* to make things look the same on
all browsers.

Sadly, the reality is that most companies care very little about
accessibility and a whole lot about aesthetics. I've sat in board rooms and
heard things like, "why would blind people want to use the internet?"