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Re: More Info on Using UL for links question


From: Jukka K. Korpela
Date: Mar 17, 2004 11:02AM

On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Sonja Ray wrote:

> Sorry, I thought it would be fairly clear that one should adjust the number
> of pixels specified in the bottom margin according to the size of the fonts
> on your page.

It's a wrong approach anyway.

> If your font are 90px(!) you could specify a bottom margin of 90px, or
> 100px, or whatever. If the font size if 9px, you could specify a bottom
> margin of 6 or 8 px.

If I need 90px or 9px, I will probably not worry about setting margins on
a per-page page for my viewing. But I _will_ observe the effects of
settings by authors who play with px sizes.

> You can also specify the margin in points, percentages, ems and several
> other units. Pick your poison.

And some of these are acceptable for accessibility, some are not.
So why did you suggest the inaccessible approach on the WabAim list?

Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/

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