RE: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-30 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Craig Henneberry Sent: Friday, 26 June 2009 1:46 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account Andrew Stewart wrote: Most people

RE: [WSG] SEO vs. Accessibility

2009-05-26 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of David Dixon Sent: Wednesday, 27 May 2009 10:26 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] SEO vs. Accessibility The thing to remember is that while its doubtful google

[WSG] Where is browser compatibility in wcag?

2009-04-07 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Hey guys, I have just come across a website that looks absolutely fine in IE7, IE6, Firefox and the other modern browsers, however in IE5 none of the content shows up. The HTML/CSS is all valid, but what really made me stop and think is that the site actually complies with the WCAG 1.0

RE: [WSG] Fw: The Great Firewall of Australia

2008-11-26 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
I was originally involved in the testing of the Net Alert server based filters from a User perspective. Of course a lot of the information is confidential, but it shouldn't harm to point you to some of the publicly available information:

RE: [WSG] card sort with disabled users (OT?)

2007-10-30 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of lisa herrod I think you probably need to work with individual groups in a way that is appropriate for them, rather than trying to find one way to do it all. For example, unless you transpose labels

[WSG] card sort with disabled users (OT?)

2007-10-29 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Hi guys, I am not quite sure if this one's off topic (it probably is), but it might be interesting for many of us. Let's see how far we can take it... I am working on a website that targets people with many different disabilities. So that will include users with visual, mental, hearing or

RE: A: [WSG] Target Lawsuit - Please Make Yourself Heard

2007-10-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
What Target offer is an additional service to their clients. They don't have to offer a website, they just do it to make it easier for their customers (and of course to sell more products). If they are being sued for having an inaccessible website, they might as well turn around and take the

RE: A: [WSG] Target Lawsuit - Please Make Yourself Heard

2007-10-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Breton Slivka Sent: Thursday, 4 October 2007 10:34 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: A: [WSG] Target Lawsuit - Please Make Yourself Heard Target is a business, and they ain't in the

RE: A: [WSG] Target Lawsuit - Please Make Yourself Heard

2007-10-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
On 10/4/07, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Whether their decisions were right or wrong in our eyes is not the point. They have got the right to make those decisions because they are a private company. Do they have that right? Are you sure? If they had

[WSG] vertically aligning objects of unknown height

2007-03-28 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Hi guys, Is there any way to vertically align objects in CSS next to each other if the height of them is not set? This is what I am trying to achieve: http://www.prototype.net.au/boxes.html I want to create a box with an undefined amount of text inside of it and next to the box I want a

RE: [WSG] Certified Usable

2006-03-20 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Craig Errey Sent: Monday, 20 March 2006 7:32 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Certified Usable Firstly, to everyone that's taken the time to add a comment to the thread - thank

RE: [WSG] Certified Usable

2006-03-20 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Felix Miata Sent: Tuesday, 21 March 2006 2:41 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Certified Usable On 06/03/20 03:31 Craig Errey apparently typed: I'm the managing director of

[WSG] Certified Usable

2006-03-19 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Sydney-based Usability company PTG has made the claim that they can certify the usability of their websites: http://www.usabilitynews.com/news/article3005.asp In an article on the AIMIA website, Craig Errey, manager of PTG, says we're apparently the first group, worldwide, who can confidently

[WSG] Collapsing columns on liquid design

2006-03-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Hi guys, I am fighting with this little css problem but I am coming to the conclusion that it is impossible to solve. I thought I should check with others though, just to make sure I don't overlook anything: I am working on a liquid design of a website. The design fits fine into 800x600 and

RE: [WSG] Styling Fieldset and Legend Elements

2006-03-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lachlan Hunt Sent: Tuesday, 7 March 2006 4:12 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Styling Fieldset and Legend Elements Hi, I'm looking for a way to style a legend element with a

RE: [WSG] AIMIA Awards

2006-02-27 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Hi Kat, Completely agree with you. I have been member with AIMIA for a couple of years, but to be honest I didn't quite get out of it what I was hoping for. In my opinion they are blowing the Accessibility Trumpet without knowing how to read the notes. Being probably the No.1 association in

RE: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels

2006-01-28 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rene Saarsoo Sent: Sunday, 29 January 2006 2:35 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels Whats so wrong with using good-old table... (skipped

RE: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels

2006-01-28 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Bert Doorn Sent: Sunday, 29 January 2006 1:42 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels Rene Saarsoo wrote: Well... I agree, that the proposed

RE: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels

2006-01-28 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lachlan Hunt Sent: Sunday, 29 January 2006 10:16 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: Bert Doorn

[WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels

2006-01-26 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
I am tearing my hair out over the decision on how to best format following data: We start with a list of items and subitems: Item 1 - SubItem 1.1 - SubItem 1.1.1 - SubItem 1.1.2 - Subitem 1.2 Item 2 - SubItem 2.1 ... Sounds very much like a collection of LIs, right? Well, the

RE: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels

2006-01-26 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
The problem with putting the links into a nested UL is that the list wouldn't make sense anymore in the end. We would have the subitems in nested ULs as well as the links. Links and subitems cannot be treated semantically the same: li Item 1 ul liAdd/li liEdit/li

RE: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels

2006-01-26 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Scott Swabey Sent: Friday, 27 January 2006 2:29 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] The dilemma: tabular data with sublevels So is the alternative unstructured content?

[WSG] IE pushes image out of DIV

2005-12-29 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Hi guys, I have been fighting with this problem for a while and simply cannot find a solution for it. If you view http://www.addictivemedia.com.au/clients/abc/inside.asp in IE 6 you will notice that the Get Adobe Reader image is pushed under the grey box, while in Firefox it is sitting nicely

RE: [WSG] IE pushes image out of DIV

2005-12-29 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
, William Tulloch On 12/30/05, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi guys, I have been fighting with this problem for a while and simply cannot find a solution for it. If you view http://www.addictivemedia.com.au

RE: [WSG] IE pushes image out of DIV

2005-12-29 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
attribute from padding:10px 10px 10px 10px; to padding:10px 10px 10px 0px;. regards, bill On 12/30/05, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have overridden the min-height for IE, but it still shows the same problem. The funny thing

RE: [WSG] talking points for standards

2005-12-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Christian Montoya Sent: Tuesday, 6 December 2005 3:40 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] talking points for standards On 12/5/05, Ric Jude Raftis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The

RE: [WSG] New logo scheme was talking points for standards

2005-12-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Herrod, Lisa Sent: Wednesday, 7 December 2005 10:15 AM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG] New logo scheme was talking points for standards We work this way because it's best

RE: [WSG] talking points for standards

2005-12-05 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Additionally to the points already mentioned by others, one very good reason for coding in standards is to ensure the website will last a long time. I am sure the organisation you are talking about will not want to create a new website in a few years time. Show them some of the many websites that

RE: [WSG] Font resizing

2005-11-09 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
From my experience there are a lot of people who have got a vision impairment, yet do not use Magnifiers or don't know how to manually change the browser font size. If you think about it - a vision impairment could be just caused by old age or even tiredness. Just because somebody has got slight

RE: [WSG] Font resizing

2005-11-09 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
I just realised how ridiculously little the difference is between normal and large font size on the Sydney Morning Herald. As if that was making any difference to the user. It's fairly obvious that that was only put on there for the show, not to really make any difference. -Original

RE: [WSG] Font resizing

2005-11-09 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Felix Miata Sent: Thursday, 10 November 2005 2:39 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Font resizing Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote Thu, 10 Nov 2005 14:08:40 +1100: I just realised how ridiculously little the difference is between

[WSG] specifying width of pre

2005-10-24 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Is there any way to specify a max width for content of pre tags?Currently the content of my pre tagsdoes not automatically wrap when theparent div is at an end - it just keeps on running until it finds the end of the line. I know the idea of the pre tag is to display the content as it is,

RE: [WSG] specifying width of pre

2005-10-24 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
which you can then set to scroll or whatever, preventing the content from spilling out across your layout generally. I think. On 10/24/05, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there any way to specify a max width for content of pre tags? Currently the content of my pre

RE: [WSG] specifying width of pre

2005-10-24 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
! :) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kevin Futter Sent: Tuesday, 25 October 2005 2:33 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] specifying width of pre On 25/10/05 1:59 PM, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

RE: [WSG] Is a colon after a form label necessary?

2005-10-12 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of McLaughlin, Gail G Sent: Thursday, 13 October 2005 11:19 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Is a colon after a form label necessary? We are establishing Web standards for forms and are

RE: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right!

2005-10-07 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Alan Trick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 7 October 2005 5:13 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right! The greatest issue that I have with usability testing and such is that they rely on the

RE: [WSG] Meta Keywords?

2005-10-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Martin Jopson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 7 October 2005 2:23 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Meta Keywords? During one of Tantek's seminars at WE05, I assumed I was the last person in the world to learn that Meta Keywords

RE: [WSG] Meta Keywords?

2005-10-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Richard Czeiger [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 7 October 2005 3:09 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Meta Keywords? I'd have to agree with Andreas here. Wile for Ranking purposes they're not terribly important, at least

[WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right!

2005-10-04 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Somebody pointed out this article by our friend Jakob Nielsen to me: http://www.useit.com/alertbox/designmistakes.html Let's start with this little comment at the beginning: For this year's list of worst design mistakes, I decided to try something new: I asked readers of my newsletter to

RE: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right!

2005-10-04 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Katrina [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 4 October 2005 6:29 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right! If I went and asked my mom what is the biggest usability issue would she respond

RE: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right!

2005-10-04 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Prabhath Sirisena [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 4 October 2005 6:33 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right! I am not saying these problems don't exist - of course they do. But I can

RE: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right!

2005-10-04 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Prabhath Sirisena [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 4 October 2005 6:59 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right! On 10/4/05, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

RE: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right!

2005-10-04 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Gunlaug Sørtun [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 4 October 2005 7:09 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Top Ten Web Design Mistakes - yeah, right! Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: I am not saying these problems don't

RE: [WSG] WE05

2005-10-02 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Katrina [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 3 October 2005 10:35 AM To: Web Standards Group Subject: [WSG] WE05 Who has ever seen a div with a class of header? Why not use a header (eg.h1) element? Aren't the header tags reserved for text? Is it

RE: [WSG] Hiding Headings

2005-09-27 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Joseph R. B. Taylor [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 28 September 2005 12:07 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Hiding Headings Your thoughts please: Let's say I have the classic 2 column layout with header and footer. I

RE: [WSG] Hiding Headings

2005-09-27 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Duncan Heal [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 28 September 2005 1:02 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Hiding Headings Search Engines don't care which part of your layout the H1 is in. They will care how close to the top of

RE: [WSG] FW: Killersites.com Newsletter - Not another nerd newsletter!

2005-09-26 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Craig Rippon [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 26 September 2005 7:44 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] FW: Killersites.com Newsletter - Not another nerd newsletter! Just got this from a Killersites.com, what do you think of the

RE: [WSG] computer arts mag article/review

2005-09-25 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Christian Montoya [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 26 September 2005 3:33 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] computer arts mag article/review Considering none of the top designers use Dreamweaver, I could care less about a new

RE: [WSG] computer arts mag article/review

2005-09-25 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Duncan Heal [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 26 September 2005 9:50 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] computer arts mag article/review Howdy I've been test-driving the new version of Dreamweaver - I'd pretty much sworn off it

RE: [WSG] computer arts mag article/review

2005-09-25 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: kvnmcwebn [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 26 September 2005 10:11 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] computer arts mag article/review Dreamweaver is not for design. It's for the step afterwards when you take the

RE: [WSG] computer arts mag article/review

2005-09-25 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Duncan Heal [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 26 September 2005 12:29 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] computer arts mag article/review Design is how something *works* not how something *looks* (read that again, slowly). The

RE: [WSG] Verb this link (WAS Click here--reference)

2005-09-20 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Damian Sweeney [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 21 September 2005 9:07 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Verb this link (WAS Click here--reference) This thread has got me thinking. If verbs are not the go in link text, where does

RE: [WSG] Click here--reference

2005-09-19 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: russ - maxdesign [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 20 September 2005 10:44 AM To: Web Standards Group Subject: Re: [WSG] Click here--reference - A website talking about Amaya - Download Amaya - The Amaya Forum - My aunty Amaya So, without

RE: [WSG] Click here--reference

2005-09-19 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Christian Montoya [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 20 September 2005 11:31 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Click here--reference You guys are completely off here. Links are supposed to be like this: Get a

RE: [WSG] Disappearing conent in middle column

2005-09-19 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Webmaster [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 20 September 2005 2:03 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Disappearing conent in middle column The content in the centre column (i.e. the main content) of my site template disappears on

RE: [WSG] Web font families

2005-09-12 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Felix Miata [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 13 September 2005 5:08 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Web font families Tom Livingston wrote: Off list replies are welcome on this... Anyone have a resource for what are

RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-08 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: John Allsopp [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 8 September 2005 4:46 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign Hi all, Now we are getting to the core of it! What we need is

RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-07 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Herrod, Lisa [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 8 September 2005 9:48 AM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign There are actually a few excellent teachers at Sydney Institute

RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-07 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Nick Gleitzman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 8 September 2005 11:09 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign On 8 Sep 2005, at 10:43 AM, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media

RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-07 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Scott Swabey - Lafinboy Productions [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 8 September 2005 2:49 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign This has evolved into an interesting topic!

[WSG] Images as accessible form buttons

2005-09-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
I know we had this discussion once before, but I was hoping to return to it to see if there are any new opinions on this topic. The question I have is what would be the best option to create images as form buttons in an accessible manner? So far I have always tried to use css to assign a

RE: [WSG] Images as accessible form buttons

2005-09-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Ben Curtis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 7 September 2005 2:32 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Images as accessible form buttons On Sep 5, 2005, at 11:54 PM, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: I then thought I

RE: [WSG] td != div

2005-09-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
On 07/09/2005, at 9:31 AM, Kenny Graham wrote: In most of the previous table layout vs css layout arguments I've seen on here, people refer to divs vs tables. Now, I never learned table based layouts, and don't understand them (spacer gifs, etc). Because of this, I don't/can't

RE: [WSG] Tables and divs and soon

2005-09-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Kevin Futter [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 7 September 2005 11:02 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Tables and divs and soon On 7/9/05 10:24 AM, John Allsopp [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And the location of the overwhelming

RE: [WSG] Tables and divs and soon

2005-09-06 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: John Allsopp [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 7 September 2005 11:41 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Tables and divs and soon Andreas, I don't think using tables is a very good way of raising the risk of invalid

RE: [WSG] Text Size Statistics

2005-09-02 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Scott Swabey - Lafinboy Productions [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 2 September 2005 3:59 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Text Size Statistics Thanks Andreas and Peter, your clarifications said what I meant ;) At the risk

RE: [WSG] Text Size Statistics

2005-09-02 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Tom Livingston [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 2 September 2005 11:02 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Text Size Statistics On Fri, 02 Sep 2005 03:44:33 -0400, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

RE: RE: [WSG] Text Size Statistics

2005-09-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
I think what Scott meant was to display information for those people that use old browsers which do not display Web Standards Compliant pages properly. So you create a web standards compliant site, but users with Netscape 4 can go and read why this site doesn't work in their browser. I am not

RE: [WSG] Suckerfish nav moving page background image

2005-08-30 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Craig Stump [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 31 August 2005 11:10 AM To: WSG Group Subject: [WSG] Suckerfish nav moving page background image Hi all, I have an odd problem with my page background image jumping, when certain nodes on the

RE: [WSG] accessibility - opening new windows philosophy

2005-08-15 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
We have tested sites with both different behaviours on users and in most cases if the PDF would open in the same window the inexperienced users would accidentally close the window and as a result lose the website they were working with. It seems to be already in the users' minds that a different

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
From: Gary Menzel [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 4 August 2005 9:35 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ For some reason - the layout is quite different between IE and Firefox.

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 11:46 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ From: Gary Menzel [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: John Allsopp [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 4 August 2005 12:15 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Cc: Tania Lang Subject: Re: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ Frederic, how would you rate http://www.ourbrisbane.com/ which is

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- On 4 Aug 2005 at 12:55, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Me wrote: Actually we have done some usability testing with a range of disabled users recently. The site we tested did not have any dropdowns, however in particular users with hearing disabilities and

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Terrence Wood [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 4 August 2005 1:43 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Cc: Terrence Wood Subject: Re: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ On 4 Aug 2005, at 2:55 PM, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote

RE: [WSG] Accessible/Usable Navigation WAS: New front page for http://abc. net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
of usability than accessibility, in my opinion. All the best, Lisa Herrod -Original Message- From: Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 4 August 2005 12:55 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] New front page for http

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/

2005-08-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Donna Maurer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 4 August 2005 2:15 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ On 4 Aug 2005 at 13:55, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Me wrote: Your learnings entirely

RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ (Deafness and Con tent Length)

2005-08-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Herrod, Lisa [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 4 August 2005 2:55 PM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/ (Deafness and Con tent Length) This is a really interesting thread and I have to say

RE: [WSG] background images fluid

2005-08-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Can you give an example of what you mean? From: Bruce [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 1 August 2005 8:12 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] background images fluid What is the best

RE: [WSG] Clash of nested lists

2005-06-20 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Ben Curtis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 21 June 2005 2:47 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Clash of nested lists Here the problem though: I want to display a couple of icons infront of each of the folders (Edit,

RE: [WSG] Clash of nested lists

2005-06-20 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Josh Rose [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 20 June 2005 9:48 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Clash of nested lists I'm not sure what the page is for, but if you had a list of say 25 items, and I only wanted 10 of them, I'd need

RE: [WSG] Clash of nested lists

2005-06-19 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
, but for most users the icons will be the better option, I think. However, I will ensure that the ALT tags clearly identify what the link is for. regards Terrence Wood. On 19 Jun 2005, at 2:47 PM, Patrick H. Lauke wrote: Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: The reason I cannot

[WSG] Clash of nested lists

2005-06-18 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
I am currently working on a web application and I am trying to make it as accessible as possible. Now I am stuck with one problem where I cannot decide as to how to mark things up: I want to display a list of folders and subfolders. - Folder One - Subfolder One - Subfolder Two - Folder Two -

RE: [WSG] Clash of nested lists

2005-06-18 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
On Sun, 2005-06-19 at 10:08 +1000, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: Here the problem though: I want to display a couple of icons infront of each of the folders (Edit, Delete, ...). So my list actually looks like this: - Edit Delete Folder One - Edit Delete Subfolder

RE: [WSG] Accessible form test

2005-06-09 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Erwin Heiser [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 10 June 2005 3:27 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Accessible form test Hi all, The new form is here: http://www.pixelsandtext.be/tests/newform.html I've read Joe Clarks book

RE: [WSG] alt tags and image captions

2005-06-03 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Hope Stewart [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, 4 June 2005 12:40 PM To: Web Standards Group Subject: [WSG] alt tags and image captions Having never seen/heard a screen reader in action, I am uncertain about how to make some aspects of coding

[WSG] Submit a form with text links

2005-06-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Here's one I have been working on for a while: I have got a couple of text-links that I want to use to submit a form. The deal: it has to be accessible (has to work with JavaScript disabled). The closest I have come to a solution is to style input buttons with css so they look similar to text

RE: [WSG] Submit a form with text links

2005-06-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 1 June 2005 4:35 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Submit a form with text links -Original Message- From: Prabhath Sirisena [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: [WSG] Submit a form with text links

2005-06-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: John Horner [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 1 June 2005 4:51 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Submit a form with text links I'm going to chime in with why do you want to do this? too, I'm afraid. Users don't expect a

RE: [WSG] Submit a form with text links

2005-06-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Patrick H. Lauke [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 1 June 2005 5:19 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Submit a form with text links Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: Making all the Page Numbers form buttons doesn't

RE: [WSG] Submit a form with text links

2005-06-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Patrick H. Lauke [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 1 June 2005 5:32 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Submit a form with text links Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: BUT: users are accustomed to have text-links

RE: [WSG] Submit a form with text links

2005-06-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: discusster [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 1 June 2005 5:44 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Submit a form with text links Hi Andreas, This isn't really the accessible solution you're looking for, but if you want to avoid

RE: [WSG] Submit a form with text links

2005-06-01 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
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RE: [WSG] print css crashing ie6

2005-05-10 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: Gallagher, Robin [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 10 May 2005 4:52 PM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: [WSG] print css crashing ie6 Hi I've got a 3-column css page that crashes IE6 when I try to print or print preview. Can anyone

[WSG] Can fonts be fixed in firefox?

2005-05-09 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Yes, I know I should use relative font sizes, but for this particular case I require a fixed font size. I want the title of a button to appear in front of a background image that cannot be resized. I haven't used fixed fonts in a long time and realised for the first time today that Firefox seems

RE: [WSG] Can fonts be fixed in firefox?

2005-05-09 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
://www.bhatt.id.au/blog/ - Ramblings Thoughts http://bookcrossing.com/referral/neerav Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: Is there any way to overcome Firefox' accessibility and fix the font-size? Thanks heaps for the feedback! Andreas

RE: [WSG] Can fonts be fixed in firefox?

2005-05-09 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Yeah, I knew they could overwrite my settings with a customised stylesheet, but I didn't realise that just CTRL+ would overwrite stylesheet settings on Firefox. Well, good to know! -Original Message- From: James Ellis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 9 May 2005 4:44 PM To:

RE: [WSG] Padding tables in IE

2005-05-02 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Gee, that's a new one to me! Is col a HTML 4 tag? I've never come across it. Then again: haven't worked with tables in a while. Thanks, I'll give it a try! From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter Ottery Sent: Monday, 2

[WSG] Mystery connection of css and non-liquid design

2005-05-02 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
Something I find really strange is that a lot of people who put emphasis on Web Standards suddenly found their way back to non-liquid, 800px, centered design. I am wondering why that is? The majority of pages that show up in this group for review display some kind of centered design with 800px

RE: [WSG] Mystery connection of css and non-liquid design

2005-05-02 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
find it curious that they all look a bit the same. On 02/05/2005, at 6:56 PM, Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] wrote: Something I find really strange is that a lot of people who put emphasis on Web Standards suddenly found their way back to non-liquid, 800px, centered design. I am

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