[LINK] accessibility law suit

Birch Jim Jim.Birch at dhhs.tas.gov.au
Tue Jan 20 10:14:24 AEDT 2009

Jan quote:

>A Brisbane man is taking budget airline Virgin Blue to court over 
claims its website unfairly discriminates against people with visual 

These an interesting article on Coding Horror about the benefit of
Firefox 3 zoom over other browsers font sizing.  Interesting to me
anyway, since I didn't know this change had occurred.  FF3 bumps the
size of all elements - fonts, graphics, floats, etc - with the Ctrl+
Ctrl- Ctrl0 keys.  This actually works pretty well with modern websites
unlike the old font size shifts that produce a garbled page within a
couple of controlplusses.

Maybe Mr Kerr needs to move to FF3.

Maybe Virgin Blue should state "This site is best viewed with Firefox
3."  I haven't tested virginblue.com.au in any detail but on a brief
check it looks ok zoomed.




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