What would be more a productive use of your time David is validating
And there is plenty of We are still moving into our new site...
please bear with us... stuff that still needs to be written.
Just a suggestion.
On 5/08/2008, at 12:34 PM, David Fuller - magickweb wrote:
Well hey everybody...
It would appear Andrew has decided to take his comments out of the
view and turn them personal... Please read..
On Aug 1, 2008, at 2:31 PM, David Fuller - magickweb wrote:
group does NOT have to be SPECIFICALLY about web standards
Perhaps not, but totally irrelevant attacks on any platform are a
everyone's time and energy.
Frankly I don't believe anyone on this list learned anything useful
fact that you don't like macs.
So as one professional to another, please keep your comments
least. If you have a reasoned argument as to why the macintosh
inimical to web standards, I for one would be interested to hear
have to say. Otherwise your remark is as useful and informative to
as your tastes in ice-cream would be.
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In a well designed user interface, the user should not need
Andrew if you are so afraid of negative comments, don't post at all.
comments were not aimed @ macs or any other platform - get your
before you start sprouting your mouth off...
I used that development platform as an EXAMPLE of similar
in the past where people got uppity... I was not referring to now..
To paraphrase yourself Andrew If you have something of value, then
bring it to the forum
Why can people not realize that they are not the end all and be all,
main point was this. Those with less skills than professionals like
(and Andrew I don't know I haven't seen his work) will ask questions
learn and to grow as developers...
If we as a community want a unified web standard and it to be widely
and accepted, we need to encourage, help and support those who are
Why is that so hard for you to fathom Andrew?
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Subject: WSG promoting standards via teaching? Re: [WSG] Positioning
Extra white line on the top of my list
I suspect there is more than a grain of truth in both David and
If places like this are to reach the widest possible audience they
accessible to all (with reason); ditto to be a usable standards
forum we should be debating the finer points not spending ALL our
what the experts among us may consider to be trivial.
That we all take a moment to consider those who may know a
less than we on a specific subject and attempt to use plain English
replying; thus to help others along the way.
When responding to eager questioners such as Michael suggest
they take the conversation off the forum; but please bring it back
conclusion has been reached as I suspect I lot of equally eager thread
watchers may be keen to know the answer too.
I will now return to lurking
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From: David Fuller - magickweb [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Monday, August 04, 2008 11:23 PM
Subject: RE: [WSG] Positioning was Extra white line on the top of my
I am sorry but I have to disagree whole heartedly... What is the
group, if not a place where all people can who choose to, can come
guidance and learning to become STANDARDS COMPLIANT??? It would
this is exactly what the group is for...
I've mentioned this in another thread, where people get all uppity
exactly web standards content (I think in that example it was
Regardless we are all professionals, and we are here to help, to
to keep up to date, so if somebody with slightly less experience
asks for assistance, what's the harm in giving that assistance? It
cost you anything and you do end up with a grateful developer/
designer - and
that's positive networking - again a very big plus for any business.
Enjoy all :)
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