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Microsoft Edge Ignores Open Web Standards and Does Not Address the Needs of People with Disabilities–An Informal Proof
Supporting user stylesheets is a level A success criterion of UAAG 2.0. [#1]
If Edge is level A compliant with UAAG 2.0, Edge complies with all applicable level A success criteria. [#2]
Edge does not support user stylesheets. [#3]
Edge is not level A compliant with UAAG 2.0. [1. + 2. + 3.]
Level A success criteria address needs where groups of people with disabilities are blocked from information or accomplishing a task. [#2]
Edge does not address needs where groups of people with disabilities are blocked from information or accomplishing a task. [4. + 5.]
UAAG 2.0 is an open web standard. [#4]
Edge ignores open web standards and does not address the needs of people with disabilities. [6. + 7.]
[#1] Guideline 1.7 - Enable configuration of user stylesheets,
[#2] Implementing UAAG 2.0,
A guide to understanding and implementing User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 2.0,
[#4] Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI),
Marked as a regression because: Internet Explorer support user stylesheets
There’s no excuse for not supporting user stylesheets. This issue tracker is brimming with complaints from a variety of users and use cases–all of which can easily be satisfied or resolved with a simple feature.
Not only does Edge not achieve basic compliance with the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines, but it’s taking deliberate steps in the opposite direction. And for what? To shave a few microseconds off of some function no one cares about?
I sincerely hope the Edge devs reconsider their priorities.
(Template from https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=347016)
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And I really hope you re-support the all old accessibility options.
- Microsoft Edge Team
Changed Assigned To to “Steven K.”
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- Microsoft Edge Team
Changed Status to “Won’t fix”