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Re: WCAG 2.0 and resizing text


From: Chris Price
Date: Feb 21, 2005 4:32PM

On 21/2/05 11:03 pm, "morrison.ben" wrote:

> Doesnt hurt to include such an option, or at least explain to users
> how to change font sizes in a accessibilty link. But making it a
> priority seems a bit harsh.

I wouldn't consider putting a control in the web page to change the text
size. I want to put control in the hands of the user and that means
encouraging them to make use of their browser's built in controls not trying
to teach them how to use my website's idiosyncratic controls.

Chris Price