On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 03:12:06PM -0400, HallMarc Websites wrote: > Um... sorry to jump in as a late arrival yet there you go.... > > What limitations? You could provide a layered layout using CSS and png > graphic format. As for setting up columns check out float and clear and > you're all set. TABLE, TR, TD, TBODY, etc were never intended to be used in > the manner we see today. If you are blind and you hit a site with a mess of > nested tables then.. well you might leave because of the garbage you have to > listen to when the page loads. Speaking of which, correct me if I am wrong > and my info is out of date but TABLEs are loaded one at a time by browsers > and cause longer load times than necessary.
Tables do take longer to load. The browser has to do a lot of math to determine how wide to make cells, etc. I don't know how this compares with CSS divs and such, speed wise. > > All in CSS is the way to go. CSS3 will make our lives easier and will > contain so many new features that it will be released in batches (modules) No doubt. But if history is any guide, it will be quite some time before browsers support a new standard. In fact, browsers typically fail to support existing standards fully. Paul -- Paul M. Foster -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php