Re: [WSG] Dreamweaver8

2008-04-07 Thread John Hancock
Please, please, please everyone. Discuss web standards on the web standards group mailing list, and my text/WYSIWY editor is better than yours on the HTML Editors mailing list... If there isn't one, feel free to set it up. thanks, Grumpy John.

Re: [WSG] Why is u deprecated?

2008-03-26 Thread John Hancock
Hi Kepler, In many ways, b has been deprecated in favour of strong and i in favour of em (emphasis). u (underline) has been deprecated because it shouldn't be part of structural markup, but instead part of styling, so it would be replaced by span class=underline/span or similar. The reason

Re: [WSG] SEO, fact or fiction

2008-03-17 Thread John Hancock
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Re: [WSG] IE 8 and grey

2008-03-17 Thread John Hancock
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RE: [WSG] IE8 news - stats

2008-03-09 Thread John Hancock
. For myself, I'd be unwilling to support people who steal rather than go to linux-based operating systems. Unfortunately, it's impossible to tell the difference! John Hancock Identity -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lea de Groot Sent: Sunday, 9

RE: [WSG] SEO, fact or fiction and myths

2008-03-09 Thread John Hancock
Hi Michael, That seems incredibly arbitrary when a robots.txt is purely optional - especially as the default spider behavior is to index all unless told otherwise. So you're penalizing people by having your robot behave in the opposite manner? And regarding PICS labels, most people don't know how

Re: [WSG] SEO, fact or fiction

2008-03-06 Thread John Hancock
a pretty small niche in web standards. I feel that more on the subject would take my response away from Web Standards, so feel free to contact me off-list if you want to discuss further. best wishes, John Hancock Identity [EMAIL PROTECTED] t: +61 2 8012 2967 f: +61 2 9799 6135

RE: [WSG] Screen Standards - was alachu

2008-02-27 Thread John Hancock
: On 2008/02/27 18:39 (GMT+1100) John Hancock apparently typed: Just a thought, but a moderately high resolution environment to me is a setup of over 3mpx. For instance, dual 20 TFTs, dual 19 CRT or single 30 etc. A high resolution environment for me is about 7.5mpx. While I'm aware that your

Re: [WSG] Site review - alachua co library

2008-02-26 Thread John Hancock
usually have a 17 TFT or lower to test on for 'the great unpixeled'. kind regards, John Hancock Identity [EMAIL PROTECTED] t: +61 2 8012 0274 f: +61 2 9799 6135 *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm

RE: [WSG] hello - [OT]

2008-02-15 Thread John Hancock
, please at least mark it as such so the rest of us can hit the delete button without checking it first for relevant information! Kind regards, John Hancock Identity From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Joe Ortenzi Sent: Friday, 15 February 2008 6:32 PM To: wsg

[WSG] Developing for Mixed Browsers - Form Buttons

2008-01-13 Thread John Hancock
takes you to another page). Consistency is key - but remember that users usually browse in only one browser at a time. John Hancock identity.net.au PS. On a side-note, can we keep platform discussion to standards and implementation? 'My computer is bigger/better/faster/stronger' is fairly non

RE: [WSG] Do we just throw out the img tag

2007-12-16 Thread John Hancock
Personally, I think the img tag has the correct semantics (and attributes) for an image. I'd just keep them for images in paragraphs and use css background for everything else. An object is just that! -Original Message- From: Michael Horowitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, December

RE: [WSG] list image not showing properly LI

2007-12-06 Thread John Hancock
Hi Taco, Have you got a link to the page you're trying to fix this on? Regards, John Hancock Identity -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Taco Fleur Sent: Friday, 7 December 2007 12:51 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] list

Re: [WSG] Iframe navigation accessibility question

2007-11-21 Thread John Hancock
always mention it as a SEO problem if you need to provide a business case for it. kind regards, John Hancock Identity [EMAIL PROTECTED] t: +61 2 8012 0274 f: +61 2 9799 6135 *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

Re: [WSG] Site check

2007-11-16 Thread John Hancock
I fear for their welfare. Best, ~dL -- http://chelseacreekstudio.com/ Me too. Personally I like seeing h1 tags have only text content in them, and to at least have text content in them. Hey, are we in a timewarp? I have an issue that a lot of the content is inaccurate (eg. Ajax isn't

Re: [WSG] Navigation - Pseudo Standards?

2007-11-15 Thread John Hancock
screen resolutions. kind regards, John Hancock Identity [EMAIL PROTECTED] t: +61 2 8012 0274 f: +61 2 9799 6135 On 15/11/2007, at 5:02 PM, Christie Mason wrote: We're having an internal discussion about the placement of site navigation (Contact Us, etc) vs Product Navigation (Search, Category 1

Re: [WSG] Javascript Dropdown Problems

2007-11-12 Thread John Hancock
Hi James, This might sound like a stupid idea - it's late and I haven't thought it through fully, but can't you hide it the relevant nodes by triggering something through onLoad on the body tag - that way if JS is disabled the page will load with the lists expanded rather than invisible.