On Sep 9, 2004, at 12:56 pm, Felix Miata wrote:

Now that you've done that, you should see that user css is really only
for people who understand css and have the time to apply it on the user
side, so few that it is really nothing any web designer needs to spend
more than two seconds pondering.

Then you install Omniweb 5.0 for OS X, and discover that it offers an interface to create user styles on a per site basis (allowing/disallowing javascript, resetting colours and background colours, font-size,.....) [1]. I'm pretty sure Opera isn't far behind on this, judging by calls from Opera users. Gecko lacks this, for now, as far as an user interface is concerned, although some people are working on this as well.

The important thing is - when you design a site, factor in the possibility that users will have different settings than yours.
(even simply via the browser preferences : allow sites to set font-family of font-size on/off).

[1] granted, it is not as powerful as full blown user stylesheet, but as Felix notes, only a few users are capable to manage a user stylesheet.

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