Re: [PHP] -less layouts; Ideas welcome

Thu, 21 May 2009 06:51:43 -0700

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 01:02:07AM -0700, Jim Lucas wrote:

> Since this has been a topic of dicussion, I figured I would add my 
> thoughts.
> I have been toying with the idea of doing a <table>-less layouts involving
> tabular data, calendars,
> etc...
> Recent threads have finally made me do it.  Let me know what you think.
> (source for above)
> When you turn off the styles, the calendar becomes pretty rough on the 
> eyes,
> but still "accessible".
> Same thing with the tabular data structure.
> But, not knowing how the various types of accessibility applications work,
> I am guessing that the
> layout to an application trying to read it should work fairly well.
> Let me know if I am way off the
> mark with my thoughts.
> If you want to respond off list, that if fine by me.

I have to agree with the other responders, that in both these cases, I
think even W3C would agree that tables are the proper matrix for what
you're doing. In fact, if styles were turned off, putting them in tables
would have them still display properly.

But for the record, this was good work. They look nice. ;-}


Paul M. Foster

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