RE: [WSG] Strange Table Border Rendering in everything BUT FF and IE

2009-09-27 Thread Kepler Gelotte
Hi, What Chris wrote will take care of the border issue. I would suggest using a structure other than a table though for guestbook entries. You could use a definition list (other people on this list may disagree and have a more semantic structure you could use). For example, the CSS:

RE: [WSG] Strange Table Border Rendering in everything BUT FF and IE

2009-09-27 Thread Cole Kuryakin
Kepler - Hey, thanks for taking so much effort for all that you've written below. Yes, it's true, I'd like to make these entries more semantically structured (I hadn't thought of a def list option) but I was under a nighmarish deadline on this module of the project so just initially opted for a

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :The wisdom? of using q to clear

2009-09-27 Thread designer
Thanks to all who replied. However, no-one said don't do this because . . . ?? - Original Message - From: designer To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Saturday, September 26, 2009 12:45 PM Can anyone tell me what is wrong (apart from not being semantic) about using: q{ clear

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :The wisdom? of using q to clear

2009-09-27 Thread G.Sørtun
designer wrote: Thanks to all who replied. However, no-one said don't do this because . . . ?? ...the element is styled to not exist, so it can't do anything... ?? regards Georg *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :The wisdom? of using q to clear

2009-09-27 Thread Ben Buchanan
2009/9/27 designer desig...@gwelanmor-internet.co.uk Thanks to all who replied. However, no-one said don't do this because . . . ?? OK, well, since you're kind of asking... ;) Don't do that because it's horrendously non-semantic and you should be making your pages semantically correct.

Re: [WSG] Strange Table Border Rendering in everything BUT FF and IE

2009-09-27 Thread David Hucklesby
Cole Kuryakin wrote: [...] One MAJOR problem with using background images for the flag buttons is the fact that each entry could carry any one of 200+ flags. That's a WHOLE LOT of background declarations! No matter what type of more semantic structure I end up using for this I'm afraid I'll

[WSG] Accessibility of iFrames?

2009-09-27 Thread nedlud
I have a content management system that uses frames for layout (not my choice). We need to improve the accessibility of the site. Short of ditching the CMS (not going to happen any time soon), or getting the vendor to write better code (also not likely to happen), how can we improve the

Re: [WSG] Accessibility of iFrames?

2009-09-27 Thread Felix Miata
On 2009/09/28 14:06 (GMT+1000) nedlud composed: Would iframes help at all? Are they any better, from an accessibility point of view, than old fashioned frames? Most iframes on current sites are terrible. They're typically used for ads, and a minimal HTML size is set or defaulted to that