Re: [WSG] site check - almost ready for prime time

2007-03-19 Thread Stuart Foulstone
on to the accessibility layer I would appreciate it if you guys could check it out for any errors or wrong practices Thanks, bob -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451

Re: [WSG] Using headers symantically

2007-03-20 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] site check - almost ready for prime time

2007-03-20 Thread Stuart Foulstone
will be able to substitute the appropriate control codes. I was thinking more in terms of Web standards, rather than the standards of other Websites (Danone - 260 coding errors errors on home page; Armani - Flash!) Stuart -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69

Re: [WSG] site check - almost ready for prime time - IE weirdness

2007-03-21 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] site check - almost ready for prime time

2007-03-21 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] How to mark up a flowchart?

2007-03-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] How to mark up a flowchart?

2007-03-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
) of the algorithm. If the algorithm (semantics) don't make sense the it's visual presentation (flowchart) won't either. Nobody mentioned nesting flowcharts (whatever that means: a flowchart is a flowchart). Stuart flow c On Mon, March 26, 2007 9:38 am, Joshua Street wrote: On 3/26/07, Stuart Foulstone

Re: [WSG] How to mark up a flowchart?

2007-03-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Mon, March 26, 2007 2:25 pm, Joshua Street wrote: On 3/26/07, Stuart Foulstone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nobody mentioned nesting flowcharts (whatever that means: a flowchart is a flowchart). Well, no, but you'd have to nest *L's to represent recursion in a flowchart. The flowchart

Re: [WSG] How to mark up a flowchart?

2007-03-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Need help with CSS breadcrumbs and navigation

2007-03-30 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] Need help with CSS breadcrumbs and navigation

2007-03-30 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] jump menus

2007-03-31 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] Need help with CSS breadcrumbs and navigation

2007-04-01 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] Need help with CSS breadcrumbs and navigation

2007-04-02 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] Need help with CSS breadcrumbs and navigation

2007-04-05 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Accessible Forms - empty labels (??)

2007-04-12 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Accessible Forms - empty labels (??)

2007-04-12 Thread Stuart Foulstone
wouldn't say they are purely accessibility oriented in nature. Stuart Foulstone wrote: Hi, The labels are there for accessibility reasons, if you don't want to design for accessibility, don't pretend to. Stuart On Thu, April 12, 2007 1:55 am, Bojana Lalic wrote: Hi all Accverify

Re: [WSG] Accessible Forms - empty labels (??)

2007-04-12 Thread Stuart Foulstone
the target area (particularly useful for checkboxes and radio buttons). Stuart On Thu, April 12, 2007 10:29 am, Jixor - Stephen I wrote: I would refer to that as usability. Stuart Foulstone wrote: Hi, Since the ability to click on the label (or field) to put focus on the field is an accessibility

Re: [WSG] Accessible Forms - empty labels (??)

2007-04-12 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms - empty labels (??)

2007-04-12 Thread Stuart Foulstone
to design to Web standards rather the standard of other Websites. Stuart On Thu, April 12, 2007 11:51 am, Patrick Lauke wrote: Stuart Foulstone If you're only concerned about providing form accessibility for screenreaders, and no other disability, you could use the method below

Re: [WSG] Accessible Forms - empty labels (??)

2007-04-14 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Accessible Forms - empty labels (??)

2007-04-14 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] equal height columns

2007-04-17 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] What do we say if we don't say click?

2007-04-18 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] List with image and paragraph - help

2007-04-18 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] What do we say if we don't say click?

2007-04-18 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] What do we say if we don't say click?

2007-04-18 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] What do we say if we don't say click?

2007-04-20 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Disappearing positioned footer in IE7 - works in IE6

2007-04-24 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] commenting javascript in script tags

2007-04-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] commenting javascript in script tags

2007-04-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Valid and well-formed

2007-04-28 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Valid and well-formed

2007-04-28 Thread Stuart Foulstone
language (which they then valdate). As well as validating the code, they should also ensure that their markup do not alter the well-formedness of the underlying document. Stuart On Sat, April 28, 2007 8:02 am, David Dorward wrote: Stuart Foulstone wrote: Validation concerns the correctness

Re: [WSG] Valid and well-formed

2007-04-28 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi, sorry, I was thinking of a well formed document in general, rather than specifically to a (X)HTML/XML markup document. I seem be at cross purposes. Stuart On Sat, April 28, 2007 6:45 pm, Nick Fitzsimons wrote: On 28 Apr 2007, at 18:18:00, Stuart Foulstone wrote: And, people do format

Re: [WSG] markup for headline and tagline

2007-05-06 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Acronym tag usage

2007-05-10 Thread Stuart Foulstone
mark: acronym { font-weight: 800; border-bottom: 1px dotted black; cursor: help; } (For the semantics debate see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acronym - if you have a few hours to spare) Yours Stuart -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69

RE: [WSG] Disappearing element in IE

2007-05-14 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Accessible, complex forms

2007-05-14 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Hack for all IE versions including 7

2007-05-18 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Re: contrast analyser 2.0 released

2007-05-18 Thread Stuart Foulstone
: Ive only recently started to understand that alot of disabled people use the internet, and its only fair that they should get the same usability as everyone else. All Web Developers should keep this in mind, alot of people dont. Thanks for that -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk

Re: [WSG] width of inline lists

2007-05-20 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] css type loop

2007-05-21 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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RE: [WSG] Tiling image problem

2007-05-21 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Converting font size from pt to % or em

2007-05-25 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] dl v table for form layout

2007-05-25 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] dl v table for form layout

2007-05-25 Thread Stuart Foulstone
/explicit labels as two distinct methods (one not using the for). (http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/interact/forms.html#h-17.9.1 ) Interesting... On Fri, May 25, 2007 3:40 pm, Stuart Foulstone wrote: Hi, The for attribute should NOT be used when the label tag encloses the label text. On Fri, May

RE: [WSG] screen readers repeated legends (was dl v table for form layout)

2007-05-25 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] semantic HTML for intro text

2007-05-25 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] dl v table for form layout

2007-05-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] dl v table for form layout

2007-05-27 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] address semantics

2007-05-28 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] address semantics

2007-05-28 Thread Stuart Foulstone
P.S. If an address IS a list then perhaps it should be an ordered list (Since, usually, the order is semantically important). On Mon, May 28, 2007 12:10 pm, Stuart Foulstone wrote: Hi, To cite W3C: Definition lists vary only slightly from other types of lists in that list items consist

Re: [WSG] OT on list

2007-05-29 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Mobiles and standards

2007-05-31 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] What does Semantic mean?

2007-06-07 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] WCAG Samurai Errata

2007-06-08 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Page Structure

2007-06-27 Thread Stuart Foulstone
it to the page content. This should mean you don't need to so concerned about the content doesn't get too far down the source bit. -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451

Re: [WSG] scope, cols and colgroups

2007-06-30 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Surely you don't mean that ;-) On Sat, June 30, 2007 2:49 am, Chris Price wrote: My thinking was that my real aim is to make the data useful so just making it valid or logical may not be my prime concern. Kind Regards -- Chris Price Choctaw -- Stuart Foulstone. http

Re: [WSG] Page Structure

2007-07-02 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Visual Design Of Websites

2007-07-12 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Yes, but that's still graphic design of the appearance of Websites, NOT Website Design. It's not designing the dynamic structure, usability and accessibility (using Web standards) essential for good Website design which will hold across different platforms/browsers in which the user has control

Re: [WSG] Visual Design Of Websites

2007-07-12 Thread Stuart Foulstone
. This is graphic design. On Thu, July 12, 2007 10:25 am, Breton Slivka wrote: On 7/12/07, Stuart Foulstone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's not designing the dynamic structure, usability and accessibility (using Web standards) essential for good Website design which will hold across different

Re: [WSG] My Website

2007-07-19 Thread Stuart Foulstone
, 2007, at 5:43 PM, Marvin Hunkin wrote: Hi. check out my website at the bottom of this message. cheers Marvin. Check out my home page at http://startrekcafe.bravehost.com -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB

RE: [WSG] To target or not

2007-07-19 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Leaving aside that the user wouldn't need to click the back button 20 times to return to your site, as you suggest. Presuming you do not link to your competitors, I would think you provide external links to things which are not present on your site. If users are looking for something not on your

Re: [WSG] Re: please avoid forcing people to open pdf in browser!

2007-07-20 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Re: please avoid forcing people to open pdf in browser!

2007-07-20 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Told you - abuse of semantics to undermine Web Standards again:-) -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451 On Fri, July 20, 2007 11:06 am, Rob Crowther wrote: Stuart Foulstone wrote: PDF

Re: [WSG] Auto scaling within a table's background image

2007-08-01 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi, This is the Web Standards Group. Web Standards say only use tables for tabular data - not presentation. I'm not sure what your tabular data is here? -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451

Re: [WSG] CSS height/padding

2007-08-02 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi, I'd hardly call the correct use of line-height a trick. Stuart On Thu, August 2, 2007 2:11 am, E Michael Brandt wrote: You're very welcome. There are a bewildering array of tricks with CSS. -- E. Michael Brandt www.divaHTML.com divaGPS : you-are-here menu highlighting divaFAQ :

Re: [WSG] Accessibility of Nav Links using Title Tag??

2007-08-03 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Because the title attribute is part of Standards, screenreaders have been designed with a knowledge it, it's what they expect and it's what they use. So, no there is no better way. -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield

Re: [WSG] Please help! CSS/IE Link Color Problem

2007-08-04 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi, a:active is a pseudoclass, not a class, and the declaration should read: ul#navTopSimpleUL li a:active not a.active class name. Browsers are tolerant of mistakes and try to correct wrong coding in a meaningful way. However, different browsers may apply different corrections to the error

Re: [WSG] designing for handheld

2007-08-05 Thread Stuart Foulstone
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Re: [WSG] Designing A gui

2007-08-06 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Since every Website is a gui (that's why the Web came about), it's not clear what you mean by a gui for a Website. If you want to interface the Website with something else, you will have to be more specific about what it is (though it's probably OT). -- Stuart Foulstone. http

Re: [WSG] setting fontsize in body

2007-08-08 Thread Stuart Foulstone
The best on-screen text-size/font-type for readability by human beings has been much researched ever since computer screens were invented - it's nothing to do with the application (e.g. browser). Computer screens may have steadily improved (and so has the research) but human evolution doesn't

Re: [WSG] Markup an Address?

2007-08-12 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Rather than multiple dds per dt, perhaps: dl dtMain Office/dt dd ul li123 Fake Street/li liSomewhere, SomeCountry, SomeZip/li /ul /dd /dl may be more semantically sorrect. On Sat, August 11, 2007 8:52 am, Diego La Monica wrote: Ryan Moore: Looking for best practice markup for addresses.

Re: [WSG] When is invalid CSS okay?

2007-08-22 Thread Stuart Foulstone
If it's name was Sheraton Center that's how it should be spelt. -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451 On Wed, August 22, 2007 6:07 pm, David Hucklesby wrote: On Wed, 22 Aug 2007 11:27:11 +0100

Re: [WSG] W3C CSS Validation Service

2007-08-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
: it is not validating X(HTML) - just CSS. If your CSS is in a separate external stylesheet it can check that once for the entire site. If you have embeded CSS, you have to validate the X(HTML) for each page before validating the CSS. -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web

Re: [WSG] Height for the select markup in Internet Explorer

2007-08-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
dropdown box? -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451 On Sat, August 25, 2007 11:49 pm, Pierre-Henri Lavigne wrote: Good day, Does someone know a solution or a tip to set a height for the select

Re: RE : Re: [WSG] Height for the select markup in Internet Explorer

2007-08-27 Thread Stuart Foulstone
If changing the font size for the select tag (to alter the size of the select box to what you want) doesn't work for you, I'm a little unclear about what you are trying to acheive here. -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street

Re: [WSG] Font sizing: top down or bottom up

2007-09-06 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Thu, September 6, 2007 2:13 pm, Timothy Swan wrote: On Sep 5, 2007, at 10:09 PM, Dean Edridge wrote: By giving users: body{font-size:100%;} you are doing the best you can at your end, and It's up to them to ensure they have correctly configured their browser to suit their eyesight or

Re: [WSG] Font sizing: top down or bottom up

2007-09-07 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Fri, September 7, 2007 11:50 am, Rahul Gonsalves wrote: Try the Chelsea Creek Studio: http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ The text size may be OK but the lack of contast in the page header definitely fails accessibilty standards. Stuart

Re: [WSG] Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

2007-09-09 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi, There are no situations where use of the alt tag is useless - the null tag means that the name of the image file is not read out. What may be useless is inappropriate positioning and the wording of the alt tag. Here's aa example of coding where appropriate positioning with meaningful alt

Re: [WSG] Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

2007-09-09 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Sun, September 9, 2007 2:56 pm, Vlad Alexander wrote: On your home page: http://www.rhh.myzen.co.uk/gam/index.php You've made your company logo, an information image, into a decorative image: img src=opening/graphics/gaminternet.gif alt=/ Actually logos are essentially visual

RE: [WSG] Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

2007-09-09 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Sun, September 9, 2007 4:33 pm, Michael Yeaney wrote: I find it interesting that everyone responding to this thread has failed to mention one very important aspect of any design-for-accessibility debate: Until you actually test it with a target audience/persona (i.e., someone who

Re: [WSG] Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

2007-09-10 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Mon, September 10, 2007 1:44 am, Nick Gleitzman wrote: Hassan Schroeder wrote: Absolutely. But this whole thread started with the issue of whether alt text should be optional in HTML5. Well, that's simple enough. The only reason the alt-text is being proposed to be optional is because

Re: [WSG] Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

2007-09-10 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Mon, September 10, 2007 2:24 am, Hassan Schroeder wrote: Nick Gleitzman wrote: A photocopy may be a poor, 2-dimensional representation of the real thing, but a blank piece of paper isn't anything at all... Which is more useful? Depends on whether you're just curious what a sandwich

Re: [WSG] Data Tables

2007-09-13 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Thu, September 13, 2007 7:51 pm, Nancy Johnson wrote: Hi, I just listened to a few of the video on Steve Faulkners http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/AccessibilityTesting This was linked from Max Design's Some links for light reading http://www.maxdesign.com.au/2007/09/11/some-links-141/

Re: [WSG] Accessible - Standard Compliant - Club Membership System

2007-09-14 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Yes, but it's nowhere near completion or indeed absolute that it will go ahead anyway. So, there's no point in lowering your standards until you have to. On Fri, September 14, 2007 10:14 am, David Dorward wrote: Well ... HTML 5 is being developed so XHTML is likely not the future, converting

Re: [WSG] question on 'logical tab order'

2007-09-22 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi, I'd put something like: If you have difficulty using a mouse, you can easily move among the links and form items in a logical order using the tab key. As you tab from one to the next, the current item is highlighted to help show which has focus. I think mention of logical tab order or

Re: [WSG] question on 'logical tab order'

2007-09-23 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi, See also http://www.webaim.org/techniques/keyboard/tabindex.php On Sun, September 23, 2007 4:34 am, Christian Montoya wrote: On 9/22/07, Tee G. Peng [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I still don't think my question get answered. I want to know, without using the tabindex, can one still claim to

Re: [WSG] Levels of 508 compliance

2007-10-03 Thread Stuart Foulstone
See also, http://www.jimthatcher.com/sidebyside.htm -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451 On Wed, October 3, 2007 6:16 pm, Dave Woods wrote: Hi, Are these what you're after? http

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

2007-10-03 Thread Stuart Foulstone
On Wed, October 3, 2007 11:18 pm, Chris Wilson wrote: I think my point is being missed entirely. I completely support standards and accesability... This is patently untrue. You have no concept of accessibility and the standards and why they exist. Should target improve their site? Yes.

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

2007-10-03 Thread Stuart Foulstone
http://26bits.com/ An accessible site shouldn't make everyone think they've gone blind. On Wed, October 3, 2007 11:56 pm, Chris Wilson wrote: bigeasyweb.co.uk ? There is no reason why an accessible site should cause blindness. On 10/3/07, Stuart Foulstone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

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

2007-10-04 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Careful... You vill also go on ze list! On Thu, October 4, 2007 7:28 am, Joe Ortenzi wrote: yes for an old site I no longer need. but been too busy fixing sites that people actually need and use. fair nuff. you gonna sue me? On Oct 3 2007, at 23:33, Chris Wilson wrote: If you are going

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

2007-10-04 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Alas, it's the American way: Human rights and the constitution are vitally important (US only)- except when I'm turning a quick buck. On Thu, October 4, 2007 9:44 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Quoting Or Golan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: First things first. I am a complete and total grammar snob; I

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

2007-10-04 Thread Stuart Foulstone
and if you don't like it, lump it. BIG difference, n'est-ce-pas? SO putz me on zee leest, comrade! On Oct 04, 2007, at 07:59, Stuart Foulstone wrote: Careful... You vill also go on ze list! On Thu, October 4, 2007 7:28 am, Joe Ortenzi wrote: yes for an old site I no longer need. but been

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

2007-10-04 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Which takes us back to the beginning (you should now get plausible costings of non-adherence): On Wed, October 3, 2007 4:52 pm, Andrew Maben wrote: Judge allows class action against Target Web site: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071003/wr_nm/target_blind_dc_4 This might advance the cause of

Re: [WSG] Why DON'T you-know-who just fix the site?

2007-10-08 Thread Stuart Foulstone
applicable laws, Stuart -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451 On Mon, October 8, 2007 2:09 am, John Horner wrote: Let's say there's a big store called, er, Tegrat. They have complaints about

Re: [WSG] Web Standards In Colleges and Universities

2007-10-21 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi, You could possibly use how your college's own Website is coded to support your case. I don't know which college you're at, but look at how their Website is coded - I would be surprised if their still using the methods your tutor is teaching. -- Stuart Foulstone. http

Re: [WSG] Web Standards In Colleges and Universities

2007-10-22 Thread Stuart Foulstone
for the purpose of visual formatting. [Priority 2] (summarised from http://www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT/#gl-table-markup ) -- Stuart Foulstone. http://www.bigeasyweb.co.uk BigEasy Web Design 69 Flockton Court Rockingham Street Sheffield S1 4EB Tel. 07751 413451 On Sun, October 21, 2007 11:42 am, James

Re: [WSG] Opera for Nintendo Wii and CSS

2007-10-25 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Opera mini simulator: http://www.operamini.com/demo/ -- On Thu, October 25, 2007 11:36 am, Rob Crowther wrote: Geoff Pack wrote: Does Opera on the Wii support handlheld and/or projection stylesheets? SVG? According to these articles, it supports handheld and tv media types, SVG and

Re: [WSG] WCAG conformance and checking

2007-10-26 Thread Stuart Foulstone
You might like: http://www.wave.webaim.org/index.jsp as a graphic aid. On Fri, October 26, 2007 1:22 pm, Simon Cockayne wrote: Hi Jen, Ooh...http://www.tawdis.net/taw3/cms/en is nice. Thanks! Simon *** From: Jens Brueckmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date:

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