Re: Nasty X + Mozilla bug...
Am Sonntag, 16. Juni 2002 08:17 schrieb Karsten M. Self:
> > [...]
> > but I'm wondering if it breaks the page layout.
> Define "breaking page layout".
According the meaning of css-capabilities I define it as arranging
> My experience is that websites
> render consistently and readably.
Do you mean: In the manner of 'I can literally read the phrases'?
> If they're predicated on text
> sizing to specific dimensions, they're broken by design already.
Page-design not usually breaks readable text, but maybe too often.
> I've only seen one site that fails to render readably. For the
> most part, standardizing results is far preferable to seeing the
> crud webmonkeys are churning out these days.
css comming up to be a standard. I agree that there is really cruel
design out there on the net: Unuseful and overwhelming with it's
flicking and flashing effects.
> Let's repeat together: "HTML is not a presentation language.
> Flash is crap to five nines."
Crap to 'five nines' relative to what? No, I don't agree referring
to flash, the design made by some flashdesigners is not always that
bad. And last but not least: Images and sounds got the power to
communicate things too.
HTML is not a presentationlanguage, but css is.
But you're right: people have forgotten the meaning of HTML these
days. They often don't think on it in a communicative manner. And I
think they're paying for it these days.
Fortunateley there is a bugfix for mozilla out now. Web designers
are not limited by such a bug.
But they are nevertheless responsible to fit to a culture of
communication, considerate to the netcitizens.
ps: sorry about my poor english
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