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Re: Font Resizers (WAS RE: back to top)


From: Christian Heilmann
Date: Jan 12, 2006 11:00AM

> Patrick/Christian:
> Your arguments all make sense and are 100% true but only with one major
> *if*: the end user has to be both aware AND willing to set up their
> browser to their own preferenecs.

If they are not willing that is a different issue. I cannot claim
discrimination after turning my monitor off either.

The question is that IF the visitor *needs* to have larger type? If
so, then she will be very likely to have set that option already, or
how else would she end up on your site? If your type is that small
that it'll need an extra large setting when Google doesn't then
something is wrong with the size of your type, and it is a burden for
any user.

Chris Heilmann
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