[thelist] Layout stability

David Dorward david at dorward.me.uk
Wed Nov 7 07:39:48 CST 2007

On 7 Nov 2007, at 13:33, DAVOUD TOHIDY wrote:
>> In addition to the feedback you've already received, I wonder why  
>> you> think CSS-only drop-downs are more accessible and usable than  
>> those> that use [unobtrusive] JavaScript?

> my point is that if somebody has turned off javascript for whatever  
> reason or a browser doesnot support javascript then dropdown menus  
> created by javascript will not be usable

That depends entirely on how the menus are implemented. If they are  
well implemented, then if JS isn't available then they will remain  
highly usable (even if they don't have the ability to expand and  

Menus that use pure CSS for their expansion, OTOH, cope very badly  
with non-pointing devices and motor skill related disabilities.

David Dorward

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