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Re: User stylesheets (was: Interesting cause: http://contrastrebellion.com)

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From: Peter Krantz
Date: Jul 29, 2011 10:45AM


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 15:46, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> Looks like that Firefox extension has 422 reviews and, whoa,
> 15,750,650 downloads. So even if only 1% of those downloads
> correspond to real users of the extension, that's 157,000 users
> of User style sheets.
>

But not primarily for accessibility purposes. Most of those
stylesheets make Twitter look like Gmail or inserts you favorite
TV-show characters in your email app header.

I still argue that basic functionality for accessibility should be
removed from websites and included in browser and/or OS.

From a product sales perspective it is of curse much better if each
website owner had to buy text to speech or text resizing
functionality.

Regards,

Peter