[WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-25 Thread Marvin Hunkin
hi. looking for a free web hosting account that can handle side scripting, able to use such technologies as visual web developer, sql server, visualbasic, java script,etc. i am in devonport, tasmania, australia. i do not have a credit card, so a paid account is out of the question. i am a blind

RE: [WSG] Outlook 2010

2009-06-25 Thread Conyers, Dwayne
Nathan de Vries writed: In other words, Microsoft are effectively creating their own HTML- email standard, authorable and viewable in Microsoft tools only. So, what else is new? :o) -- I made magic once. Now, the sofa is gone. http://blog.dwacon.com

Re: [WSG] Outlook 2010

2009-06-25 Thread Henrik Madsen
Indeed. Here's Microsoft's 'totally up-themselves' response. I'm sure they'd welcome comments ;) http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/archive/2009/06/24/the-power-of-word-in-outlook.aspx On 25/06/2009, at 4:37 PM, Conyers, Dwayne wrote: Nathan de Vries writed: In other words, Microsoft are

Re: [WSG] Rendering difference between Strict Transitional doctypes in FF, IE8 Safari

2009-06-25 Thread David Hucklesby
Damian Edwards wrote: [...] It only affects a few elements on the page (see links below) and is driving us mental. We need to serve this page as transitional as it uses a 3rd party service that requires an iframe. ... I don't see anything in the W3C recommendations that forbids frames

Re: [WSG] Rendering difference between Strict Transitional doctypes in FF, IE8 Safari

2009-06-25 Thread David Dorward
David Hucklesby wrote: I don't see anything in the W3C recommendations that forbids frames of any kind? http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/index/elements.html clearly marks iframe as a feature of the Loose (AKA transitional) DTD. ***

Re: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-25 Thread David Hucklesby
Marvin Hunkin wrote: looking for a free web hosting account that can handle side scripting, able to use such technologies as visual web developer, sql server, visualbasic, java script,etc. [...] so if any one can help out and recommend a good one which also has plenty of large space. and

[WSG] My best practice HTML sheet

2009-06-25 Thread Keryx Web
Hello all! I have updated my best practice table at http://keryx.se/resources/html-elements/ I've switched from XHTML to HTML and I've added an experimental layout with rotated column headers in Firefox 3.5 (JS required, but progressive enhancement is used). Please report any content

RE: [WSG] My best practice HTML sheet

2009-06-25 Thread Conyers, Dwayne
This is very useful. Thanks! -- I made magic once. Now, the sofa is gone. http://blog.dwacon.com *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

Re: [WSG] My best practice HTML sheet

2009-06-25 Thread Robert Turner
Thanks! very handy =] Keryx Web wrote: Hello all! I have updated my best practice table at http://keryx.se/resources/html-elements/ I've switched from XHTML to HTML and I've added an experimental layout with rotated column headers in Firefox 3.5 (JS required, but progressive enhancement is

Re: [WSG] My best practice HTML sheet

2009-06-25 Thread daniel a. thornbury
Very useful! ...but I would love the PDF or ODT versions to be available so I can print it up to stick onto the wall for quick-reference (and to make me look a little smarter)... On 26/06/2009, at 5:28 AM, Keryx Web wrote: Hello all! I have updated my best practice table at

Re: [WSG] My best practice HTML sheet

2009-06-25 Thread T. R. Valentine
2009/6/25 Keryx Web webmas...@keryx.se: Known issue: The checkmarks (✓) do not work in MSIE or Webkit based browsers. What?! Something doesn't work in MSIE? I'm shocked. Seriously, when will the Calc version be available? -- T. R. Valentine Your friends will argue with you. Your enemies

Re: [WSG] My best practice HTML sheet

2009-06-25 Thread Mark Harris
daniel a. thornbury wrote: Very useful! ...but I would love the PDF or ODT versions to be available so I can print it up to stick onto the wall for quick-reference (and to make me look a little smarter)... What Daniel is trying to say, Lars, is that the links are 404ing.

RE: [WSG] My best practice HTML sheet

2009-06-25 Thread Mark Huppert
This file gives me 482 errors and 6 warnings from the W3C parser plugin for Firefox. Adobe Acrobat was unable to parse it. regards Mark Mark Huppert Library Web Development Integrated Library Management System Coordinator Division of Information R.G.

Re: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-25 Thread Andrew Stewart
Hi Marvin and everyone else, I have been doing some research into web site accessibility and I would be interested to know a little bit about your experiences of using a screen reader and also if there are any designers out there that have experience of designing for, or using a screen

RE: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-25 Thread Craig Henneberry
Andrew Stewart wrote: Most people would love to make every website 100% accessible to everyone. However, if it costs a lot of time and money, but returns very little revenue from the small number of users with screen readers, then why should companies bother? Andrew, I don't wish it upon

Re: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-25 Thread Andrew Maben
On Jun 25, 2009, at 11:45 PM, Craig Henneberry wrote: then why should companies bother? Um - because companies are composed of people, and because ethics should be an important component of people's lives? AKA Because it's the right thing to do. Oh, and also because accessibility is

Re: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-25 Thread Andrew Stewart
Craig, thank you for your response, this is the kind of thing that I am after, however you did quote the most controversial part of me email without the following sentence that slightly moderated it. I do agree that having the web 100% accessible is the goal, but what is the best way of

RE: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-25 Thread Webb, KerryA
Andrew Stewart said: It is clear that a publicly funded website like that for the Olympic Games should be accessible, but are you suggesting that the same rules should apply to a high-school student doing a website for a school project? - again another tough line to draw. The scale of the

RE: [WSG] accessible free web hosting account

2009-06-25 Thread Craig Henneberry
Yes, so our best option is to get accessibility integrated early on in the development process. Obviously we are not going to re-write the web (unless Bruce Maguire goes to town on us). I don't believe that integrating accessibility into a project adds a significant cost to a project anyway.