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Re: WCAG 2.0 and resizing text

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From: Tim Beadle
Date: Feb 22, 2005 6:25AM



"chris.price" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
wrote on 22/02/2005 10:58:34:
> That's the point I was trying to make.
>
> The end user is best served by encouraging them to make best use of
their
> browser instead of dumbing it down and reducing it to a mere place
holder.
>
> Its down to standards, the right tools for the job, intelligent designers
> and switched on users.

If the switcher's info is stored for longer than a
session, then that's IMHO OK. Otherwise I agree.

However: by the above logic, let's get rid of home
links - _people might use a different icon_

Au contraire, people have coalesced around a convention:
the site logo or name is clickable and links to the site homepage. I see
no reason why, in time, a convention for font-size switcher UI couldn't
be similarly arrived at.

Tim


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