[PHP] Re: -less layouts; Ideas welcome

Thu, 21 May 2009 09:28:32 -0700

On 21/05/2009 10.02, Jim Lucas wrote:
Since this has been a topic of dicussion, I figured I would add my

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.

http://www.cmsws.com/examples/templates/div_tables.phps (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

If you want to respond off list, that if fine by me.


Table-less html is a silly idea. Semantic html where tables represent tables makes sense instead. A calendar IS a table, semantically speaking, so emulating it with css-p is useless torture.

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