RE: [WSG] Re: Users who deliberately disable JavaScript

2009-01-30 Thread Dave Hall
On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 23:48 -0500, Rick Faircloth wrote: According to statistics supplied by w3schools.com, as of Jan 08 approximately 95% of users had JS enabled. Check out http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp and look towards the middle of the page for the stats. Just to

Re: [WSG] Downloading Fonts

2008-12-08 Thread Dave Hall
On Mon, 2008-12-08 at 12:33 -0800, David Hucklesby wrote: On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Marvin Hunkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi. rebuilding my site. and i have the following fonts in my style sheet. georgia, century school book, courrier, new courrier, comic ms, and others.

Re: [WSG] the Name attribute

2008-11-28 Thread Dave Hall
blink Cheers Dave PS this wasn't supposed to be taken as advocating the use of blinking text :) On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 6:04 AM, Dave Hall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 10:18 +, David Dorward wrote: Brett Patterson wrote: Where could I find

Re: [WSG] the Name attribute

2008-11-28 Thread Dave Hall
On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 13:07 +, Stuart Foulstone wrote: Blinking text is against standards in itself, so how can you do it in a standards compliant way? Using the sample I posted - see below. That validates. Cheers Dave On Fri, November 28, 2008 10:45 am, Dave Hall wrote

Re: [WSG] Fw: The Great Firewall of Australia

2008-11-27 Thread Dave Hall
On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 21:19 +1100, nedlud wrote: Okay, so I *should* be concerned about this, in spite of what my common sense tells me. So what can we, as web professionals (in Australia), do about it? I've signed the getup petition. What's the next step? You could _write_ a letter to

Re: [WSG] the Name attribute

2008-11-27 Thread Dave Hall
On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 10:18 +, David Dorward wrote: Brett Patterson wrote: Where could I find a good information site about the document.images.imageId script line, please? http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-DOM-Level-1-19981001/level-one-html.html#ID-26809268 And if you are trying to

Re: [WSG] Which is read first? Scripts or Styles?

2008-11-24 Thread Dave Hall
On Mon, 2008-11-24 at 10:24 -0500, Brett Patterson wrote: I have no idea why, but for some reason I cannot remember which is read first! Are scripts or styles read first? As others have mentioned, they are read in the order they occur in the document. And which is the recommended order to

RE: [WSG] Web governance

2008-11-23 Thread Dave Hall
On Mon, 2008-11-24 at 16:58 +1100, Tony Paterson wrote: Ladies and Gents I am seeking JV partners for some of our company’s websites If you have any interest please call or email me And how is that even vaguely related to web standards, let alone the question posed? None of your site

[WSG] Re: Some links for light reading (11/11/08)

2008-11-11 Thread Dave Hall
On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 22:33 +1100, russ - maxdesign wrote: The Ethics of Quick Backlinking Strategy http://monsterboxpro.com/2008/11/7/high-page-rank-30-minutes-simple-backlinking-strategy-guaranteed Is your (website¹s) underwear showing?

Re: [WSG] Question on servers and Email campaign

2008-11-11 Thread Dave Hall
On Wed, 2008-11-12 at 11:53 +1100, Luke Hoggett wrote: Hmm, strange that they could not write software that either: a) could be installed with out requiring root access, say a restricted user account specifically for this software or b) they can't provide you with instructions how to do

Re: [WSG] Accessibility - Scanning PDFs

2008-10-29 Thread Dave Hall
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 16:32 +1100, Rae Buerckner wrote: PDF is an ISO standard and has been for some months, snip / Whoops missed that bit of news - thanks for the update *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] Accessibility - Scanning PDFs

2008-10-28 Thread Dave Hall
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 14:39 +1000, Thiru Yoganathan wrote: Hi Guys, I am dealing with a very large website, with around 20 000 PDF files. I want to test if these PDFs are Compliant with W3C standards. I know that some of these files will be I just want to find the ones which