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Re: Delivering alternate stylesheets

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From: Leo Smith
Date: Feb 26, 2003 9:45AM


> Any views on the best way to deliver alternate stylesheets when
server side scripting is unavailable?

> I can do this easily using javascript - should I go ahead on the
> grounds that it will make the site more accessible to some
users? Or is javascript best avoided altogether?

As long as you meet the Section 508 criteria that documents are
readable without requiring an associated style sheet, then you
should be fine: that is, users with Javascript off will get your page
minus the css file, which shouldn't impede their access to your
content.

In addition to the excellent resource that Paul provides re:
exploiting browser css parsing bugs, here is another resource, by
Eric Meyer.

http://www.ericmeyeroncss.com/bonus/trick-hide.html

Best,

Leo.





Leo Smith
Web Designer/Developer
USM Office of Publications and Marketing
University of Southern Maine
207-780-4774


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