[Athen] question about links - underlining
jongund at uiuc.edu
Tue May 30 11:38:11 PDT 2006
There are some web technologies that ignore styles sheets like
text browsers like LYNX, cell phone and PDA technologies.
---- Original message ----
>Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 10:29:18 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
>From: Dan Comden <danc at u.washington.edu>
>Subject: Re: [Athen] question about links - underlining
>To: Access Technologists in Higher Education Network
<athen at athenpro.org>
>On Fri, 26 May 2006, Berkowitz, Daniel J wrote:
>> Optional browsers, such as Firefox and Opera, have
>> that allow the end-user to choose how links will be
>> handled. They can be personalized.
>Though it's possible to override styles, the overwhelming
majority of web
>users have no idea that they can do this. They use their
>"out of the box" settings.
>I think links should *always* be underlined, and should be a
>color than the rest of the content.
>-*- Dan Comden danc at u.washington.edu
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