Re: [WSG] textarea: why rows and cols?

2005-06-27 Thread Jachin Sheehy
Some interesting points covering this issue on this list in May: http://www.mail-archive.com/wsg@webstandardsgroup.org/msg17620.html Visible height and width do matter in text-based browsers that won't recognise CSS, to give the end user some indication as to the expected length of his response.

Re: [WSG] Images not loading...

2005-06-27 Thread ruf fellipe
Hi, I'm using FF-1.0.4 on Windows and it works fine. My TIDY Extension don't find any errors on the W3C syntax, good start! On 6/26/05, Jeff D. Reid [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here is a listing of the image file names I see: (from top of page to bottom) vinter_header.jpg quickmap.gif row

Re: [WSG] 'strong' as class name

2005-06-27 Thread ruf fellipe
Hi tee, W3C do not recommend the tag b to set bold, but strong. It's semantic in action, resistance is futile :) Your class will be fine if you use like this: .strong { font: 1em bold Arial, sans-serif; color: #369; text-transform: uppercase; text-decoration: none; } EOF XD On

[WSG] Background image alignment - percentages and scalable elements

2005-06-27 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, I'm having difficult aligning a background image the way I want to. The markup is like this: div class=percent2019.65%/div I have a collection of classes (called percent0 to percent100) which have a nice gradiated background image. I'm trying to position the background image on the left of

Re: [WSG] Background image alignment - percentages and scalable elements

2005-06-27 Thread russ - maxdesign
Hi Chris, Not sure exactly what you mean but this quick sample may help: http://www.maxdesign.com.au/presentation/percentage/ The background images scale based on viewport size. Only tested on mac Safari... If this is what you are after, the key is to create large images and use percentages of

Re: [WSG] Background image alignment - percentages and scalable elements

2005-06-27 Thread Ingo Chao
Chris Taylor schrieb: I'm having difficult aligning a background image the way I want to. The markup is like this: div class=percent2019.65%/div ... Chris, I don't know if I got the problem right, but I think Zoe's article abut Creating Liquid Faux Columns [1] covers a lot of the theme:

RE: [WSG] Background image alignment - percentages and scalable elements

2005-06-27 Thread Chris Taylor
Thanks everyone, I got it working. One again the standards ninjas prove their worth! Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of russ - maxdesign Sent: 27 June 2005 13:12 To: Web Standards Group Subject: Re: [WSG] Background image alignment -

[WSG] input/text random background color in IE?

2005-06-27 Thread Vaska . WSG
Why is it that IE turns the background of some input/text elements to light yellow? I can't find any information as to why or how it's doing this...and I want to stop it. Anybody know what this is about? Thanks, v ** The discussion list

Re: [WSG] input/text random background color in IE?

2005-06-27 Thread Rimantas Liubertas
On 6/27/05, Vaska. WSG [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why is it that IE turns the background of some input/text elements to light yellow? I can't find any information as to why or how it's doing this...and I want to stop it. Anybody know what this is about? My guess is: you have google toolbar

Re: [WSG] input/text random background color in IE?

2005-06-27 Thread Ben Curtis
Why is it that IE turns the background of some input/text elements to light yellow? I can't find any information as to why or how it's doing this...and I want to stop it. Keep in mind when you want to stop normal behavior of the browser, if you succeed then people that expect that

Re: [WSG] input/text random background color in IE?

2005-06-27 Thread Vaska . WSG
o, autofill...i bet it has to do with how i name my form elements... ok, then it makes sense and 'no', i wouldn't want to turn that off. i don't see it actually, i'm on a mac. when i'm on a pc testing stuff i see this though and i've always wondered what it is... the mystery has

Re: [WSG] Vertical Positioning

2005-06-27 Thread designer
Hi Tatham, You can't fix it for IE unless you use a simple table: table id=layoutgrid tr td This in the middle? /td /tr /table and the css is: style type=text/css /* Thanks to Rimantas Liubertas [EMAIL PROTECTED] for suggesting 'td' */ body, html { margin : 0;

[WSG] html nowrap question

2005-06-27 Thread Drake, Ted C.
Hi All I'm working on some old pages and trying to make them as valid as possible. We are not ready to begin changing the CSS yet, so I need to keep attributes correct at the html level. Here's my question. What is the proper way to put nowrap in a td? It currently looks like td nowrap I would

[WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML?

2005-06-27 Thread Roberto Gorjão
Olá a todos! I’ve read Ian Hickson and Stuart Langridge objections to the use of XHTML without serving it as application/xhtml+xml. I also read the article “WaSP Asks the W3C” (http://www.webstandards.org/learn/askw3c/sep2003.html) and I decided that I sure am not going to create two

Re: [WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML?

2005-06-27 Thread Gary Menzel
My 2c worth. I can't see how any scripting language would be considered more or less XHTML friendly than any other scripting language. Once you move to a scripting language and not to just a plain text file with markup in it, you have to use the language to generate the markup. The markup is

RE: [WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML?

2005-06-27 Thread Collin Davis
Roberto, PHP can go hand in hand with Content Negotiation! Check out this link: http://keystonewebsites.com/articles/mime_type.php Read through the article - it explains how it works very well. Since XHTML is merely a reformulation of HTML, you can use the HTTP_ACCEPT header to serve XHTML as

Re: [WSG] html nowrap question

2005-06-27 Thread Damian Sweeney
Hi Ted, The nowrap attribute is not a valid Strict element (either in HTML or XHTML doctypes). It is a valid attribute in both HTML 4 and XHTML 1.0 Transitional doctypes. However, in XHTML it must have a value (nowrap=nowrap). This combination is still valid HTML 4 Transitional. I'd suggest

Re: [WSG] html nowrap question

2005-06-27 Thread Kay Smoljak
On 6/28/05, Drake, Ted C. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's my question. What is the proper way to put nowrap in a td? It currently looks like td nowrap I would think it should be td nowrap=nowrap or something like that. Yep, that's correct! -- Kay Smoljak http://kay.smoljak.com/

Re: [WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML?

2005-06-27 Thread Chris Kennon
Hi This could prove immensely helpful: http://loadaveragezero.com/vnav/labs/PHP/ G/L Chris On Jun 27, 2005, at 2:31 PM, Roberto Gorj Olá a todos! I’ve read Ian Hickson and Stuart Langridge objections to the use of XHTML without serving it as application/xhtml+xml. I also read the

Re: [WSG] page layout problems in IE

2005-06-27 Thread Kara Spellman
Thanks for the link Prabhath. I learned a few things from this tutorial http://www.brainjar.com/css/ positioning I found via Positioniseverything.net. I'm still stuck with IE (Mac) problems though. Could someone at tell me if the display problems in IE are a result of an IE bug or my CSS?

Re: [WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML?

2005-06-27 Thread Mordechai Peller
Collin Davis wrote: PHP can go hand in hand with Content Negotiation! Check out this link: http://keystonewebsites.com/articles/mime_type.php Read through the article - it explains how it works very well. Since XHTML is merely a reformulation of HTML, you can use the HTTP_ACCEPT header to

RE: [WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML?

2005-06-27 Thread Paul Bennett
ARGH! The logo's - the logo's!!! My EYES! -Original Message- Hi This could prove immensely helpful: http://loadaveragezero.com/vnav/labs/PHP/ ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See

Re: [WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML?

2005-06-27 Thread Your Name
Quite true - in the script I use, I have this for the W3C validator: if (stristr($_SERVER[HTTP_USER_AGENT],W3C_Validator)) { $mime = application/xhtml+xml; } As to why, my own personal reasons are three-fold: 1. The W3C is clear that XHTML 1.1 should not (different than must not, I'm aware)

Re: [WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML?

2005-06-27 Thread Michael Cordover
On 6/28/05, Collin Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: PHP can go hand in hand with Content Negotiation! As a PHP developer first and a web designer second (sorry, I just don't have design flare) let me say that PHP goes brilliantly for XHTML. If you use output buffering then you can indeed convert

RE: [WSG] input/text random background color in IE?

2005-06-27 Thread Webmaster
Hi Vaska, Could it be that you have the Google seearch bar installed on your browser? It automatically highlights fields that it can complete using the AutoFill feature. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Vaska.WSG Sent: Tuesday, 28 June

[WSG] Survey of Accessible Websites in New Zealand and Australia

2005-06-27 Thread Bruce Aylward
Dear List, I am working on a survey of accessible websites in New Zealand and Australia. If you are particularly proud of an accessible website that you have developed or know of a site that should be included in the survey, please email me at [EMAIL PROTECTED] and include the URL for the site,

RE: [WSG] Survey of Accessible Websites in New Zealand and Australia

2005-06-27 Thread Webmaster
Hi Bruce, I'm currently working on a compete re-buld of our organisations website to conform with WACG guidelines, accepted usability, W3C/CSS etc etc, you know the drill. It has been bp0th challenging and rewarding. The dev site is now at a stage where content is being added and it should go

RE: [WSG] Survey of Accessible Websites in New Zealand and Australia

2005-06-27 Thread Peter Firminger
Please please send these to the address mentioned ( [EMAIL PROTECTED] ) and not to the list. Bruce stated that he will post the report to the list when completed so we don't need to see your responses. Peter ** The discussion list for

Re: [WSG] Will HTML be nicer to PHP than XHTML? [ADMIN]

2005-06-27 Thread Peter Firminger
We're pushing the OT limits with this thread. I understand it's importance to some people but PHP is NOT a standard and we don't want to go too much further into it here. Many list members don't use PHP and this is just noise to them. I'm not closing the thread but please limit your posts on

RE: [WSG] page layout problems in IE

2005-06-27 Thread Cook, Graham R
First item - change your css link to : LINK href=bg3.css type=text/css rel=stylesheet Graham Cook Standards Manager - Content Integrity Data Online Telstra Technology 32/300 Latrobe St Melbourne VIC 3000 Ph- (03) 9632 8035 Fax - (03) 8600 9850 Mob - (03) 0417 876 869 Email - [EMAIL