Re: [WSG] which tag to use for link to reference?

2012-07-02 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
that comes with each email to this list. Cheers, P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] which tag to use for link to reference?

2012-07-02 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
at all, apart from the fact that they visually look the same in print. The meaning (it's a mathematical exponent vs an ordinal indicator vs an abbreviation for Mademoiselle) changes depending on context, so the semantics are certainly far from cut and dry. IMHO of course, P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] HTML5 input type=date / and you

2012-07-01 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
} You can also simply test if the type of your input is reported as date. Older browsers that don't implement the new HTML5 types simply fall back to changing them - in the DOM itself - to type=text if (!myElement.type === text) { // fallback } -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] What is the best element?

2012-06-01 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
On 01/06/2012 21:00, Tom Livingston wrote: a definition What's most semantic and appropriate? a definition list? P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader

Re: [WSG] minimal use of modernizr?

2012-05-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
attribute? type=email is, effectively, a pre-baked regular expression/pattern in the browser, so you shouldn't need the extra pattern... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re

Re: [WSG] minimal use of modernizr?

2012-05-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
input type=email id=email ... if (document.getElementById('email').type == 'text') { // doesn't support type=email ... load JS-based validation script } P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively

Re: [WSG] minimal use of modernizr?

2012-05-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
that support type=email should automagically do internal validation of the input against their baked-in pattern. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] Accessibility changer

2012-04-24 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
), is...sub-optimal in that respect. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] Semantic or no?

2012-03-02 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, as opposed to just an image) into the LI's. Is putting block elements into an LI really semantically ok/allowed? TIA -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader

Re: [WSG] Combining media stylesheets - best practice

2012-03-01 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, but apart from Opera when in full-screen mode, I don't think any other browser uses it (and you probably DO want your styles to also apply there). P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin

Re: [WSG] Read Speaker?

2012-02-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
list http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2012JanMar/0143.html Coincidence? Or have RS launched some kind of marketing campaign? P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re

Re: tabs - was[WSG] Expected behaviour of links to external websites

2011-12-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
in the other camp, it's fairly pointless beyond this. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] Expected behaviour of links to external websites

2011-12-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
MY website, I want to keep them here...let the external link open somewhere else. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Expected behaviour of links to external websites

2011-12-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
is a good thing...explain WHY! Is it the age-old but if I link out of my site, users won't know how to get back to my site...I don't want to lose visitors stance? P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] Expected behaviour of links to external websites

2011-12-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com | http://flickr.com/photos/redux

Re: [WSG] Expected behaviour of links to external websites

2011-12-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
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Re: [WSG] Expected behaviour of links to external websites

2011-12-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
to a completely separate site. Don't make it look like any other link within your current site, if possible. Or change the wording a la for more information, visit the a href=http://...;Blahblah company site/a. - take away the surprise from it. P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Farewell (was : Out of Office)

2011-12-16 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
be experiencing in getting inaccessible systems etc installed on your own...that's not quite the point of this mailing list. List mums and dads...agree or disagree? P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] w3c mobile validator and html5?

2011-12-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
media queries... Is the mobile checker suitable for if you are creating one set of htmls code and for mulitple devices? No. -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux

Re: [WSG] Divs for tabular data

2011-12-05 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
headers, getting a count of rows/cells and where the current focus is) that are impossible to replicate with anything other than table markup. So, as much as I sympathise with the developers' it's easier take, it won't cut it I'm afraid. P -- Patrick H. Lauke On 5 Dec 2011, at 07:22, David

Re: [WSG] Wrapping text before float drop

2011-11-03 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
. Is this possible without using widths? Not tested, but I'd start with a min-width:50% (with caveat that if I remember right, IE6 and below doesn't support min/max widths) -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] Opera Mini fontsize settings

2011-10-13 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
settings font size (3rd option down) or am i missing something? -- Patrick H. Lauke On 13 Oct 2011, at 13:55, tee weblis...@gmail.com wrote: I clearly remember OM used to have this feature, but in my recent upgrade, it's gone. Anybody knows about this? This list has Opera Inc employee(s

Re: [WSG] HTML5 Elements question

2011-08-17 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
on what group you fall in, like members etc. If I understand it right, I'd say that yes, nav seems appropriate for the grid as well - though keep in mind that there's no ONE TRUE WAY(TM) to mark anything up semantically, so opinions may vary ;) P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Breaking validation using noscript - Is there a solution?

2011-07-15 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
(though I know of at least one that's planning to add something similar). P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Google Les Paul tribute

2011-06-09 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
anyone know. View Source... And yes, it does use flash (rather than the audio element) for the actual sound playback... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re∑dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader

Re: [WSG] Accessible Modal/Lightbox Code

2011-05-17 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
On 17/05/2011 17:05, Carl Heaton wrote: You are mainly looking for CSS3 type things as full accessibility means no Javascript. Not really, it just means that there must be an alternative if JS isn't available, which usually means loading the image itself at a minimum. -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Mobile detection using CSS media queries

2011-05-03 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
adjustment). The Opera article already mentions this, but still worth having a look at my recent preso (slide 50 onwards) http://www.slideshare.net/redux/mobilefriendly (don't be put off by the title slide in russian, the rest is in english ;) ) P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] nav or menu?

2011-01-09 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
or whatever... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com | http://flickr.com

Re: [WSG] Detecting Mobile user agent - what methods work best?

2011-01-07 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
-mobilefriendly-thoughtworks-manchester-geeknights-17112010 P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] Touch screens

2010-11-16 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
stuff with new touch events on supported devices, you may have to actually get such a device as far as I know) P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see

Re: [WSG] best formatting for alt text

2010-11-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
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Re: [WSG] HTML5 - Marking up forms

2010-11-10 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
overkill in my opinion) P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re∑dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com | http

Re: [WSG] lazyweb://schema.agnostic.URLs

2010-11-10 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join/unsubscribe.cfm Help: memberh...@webstandardsgroup.org *** -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re∑dux

Re: [WSG] CSS rollovers for images?

2010-10-20 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
of touchscreen interfaces, where hovering doesn't work (reliably - some devices have weird heuristics where a click can be interpreted as a hover in certain conditions). P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re∑dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] HTM5 Semantic markup overly done?

2010-10-01 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
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Re: [WSG] CSS and h264 vs Flash

2010-09-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
supplant flash in certain generic use cases), not the (royalty/patent-encumbered) h.264 codec. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] CSS support of HTML5 tags not ready yet?

2010-09-28 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
will look something like header textnode /header where the three are siblings, rather than header -- textnode where textnode is child of the header node P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] Getting my feet wet in HTML5

2010-08-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
. Also worth pointing out that, to my knowledge, no AT/screen reader currently supports it either, so this may cause some issues for these users at present. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] Getting my feet wet in HTML5

2010-08-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
On 19/08/2010 11:51, Rob Crowther wrote: Patrick H. Lauke wrote: Also worth pointing out that, to my knowledge, no AT/screen reader currently supports it either, so this may cause some issues for these users at present. Similarly the native semantics of elements like header and nav don't yet

Re: [WSG] attribute selectors and validation

2010-07-02 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
more logical to use a class name...just because you can now do attribute selectors, doesn't mean that the old tried techniques are not valid. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re

Re: [WSG] possible to exclude handheld stylesheet for specific devices?

2010-05-14 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
http://www.slideshare.net/maxdesign/css3-media-queries P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] blockquote

2010-04-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
as it is today). P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com | http://flickr.com

Re: [WSG] Accessibility does not matter!

2010-01-31 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
now, and that's the yardstick we use. And yes, WCAG 2 allows for scripting, or any other accessibility-supported technologies. But that still means that these technologies need to be used in a responsible and correct way...because that's the power over what the user sees. P -- Patrick H

Re: [WSG] Accessibility does not matter!

2010-01-31 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
-emptively. The 'we just won't employ disabled people for this role is a potent mix of ignorance and arrogance. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] Accessibility does not matter!

2010-01-31 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
one control to the next, and use arrow keys to move sliders left/right. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Accessibility does not matter!

2010-01-31 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, or in images. So again, you need to actually be aware how to build things properly. Simply saying that it shouldn't be your responsibility is not a carte blanche for not doing anything at all. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought

Re: [WSG] Accessibility does not matter!

2010-01-31 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
to disagree. You can go off and feel that you've proven your point, while the rest of us can get on with actually understanding the implications of modern, standards-based, usable and accessible web development. P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Accessibility does not matter!

2010-01-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
don't, I'm afraid. By saying that accessibility does not matter in certain situations, you're implicitly saying that WCAG 2 doesn't matter. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re

Re: [WSG] Accessibility does not matter!

2010-01-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
or on the blog itself. http://www.flexewebs.com/semantix/accessibility-does-not-matter/ I'm sorry to say that, in my opinion, your argumentation is confused, ill informed, and misguided. More detail in my comment. P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] developing a web strategy...

2009-12-01 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
web publication guidelines, and have the strategy simply refer to them. IMHO, anyway, P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Trip down memory lane

2009-10-26 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
On 27/10/2009 00:05, Susie Gardner-Brown wrote: Geocities is closing down! So xkcd did a commemorative ‘reprise’ of their site ... http://xkcd.com/499/ I think Bruce Lawson's tribute from a few years ago is also quite fitting now. http://www.brucelawson.co.uk/2004/zengarden/ -- Patrick H

Re: [WSG] opera 10 and access keys

2009-10-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
/browser/tutorials/nomouse/#access P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] Print Preview Cut off after 1pg

2009-07-02 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
floats (for the navigation, content, etc) in your styles and see if that helps. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
the in-page bookmarking function. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com | http

Re: Who's responsible (was Re: [WSG] add to favorites?)

2009-03-25 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Rick Faircloth wrote: Wow...10 years from now...as fast as change occurs these days, who knows what things will be like then! Blind people flying around with jetpacks ;) P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned

Re: [WSG] a WCAG 2.0 question

2009-03-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
let users know that a new window will pop up, but not essential. Compare this to a change of context (new window or otherwise) when, say, a user simply changes the selected option in a select element (old-school navigation dropdown selects). P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] IE and the button element

2009-02-23 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
/forms.html#edef-BUTTON and even in HTML 5 I don't get the impression they have to http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/forms.html#the-button-element (Sorry, genuine question...not trying to be facetious). P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought

Re: [WSG] IE and the button element

2009-02-23 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
as: !ELEMENT BUTTON - - (%flow;)* -(A|%formctrl;|FORM|FIELDSET) -- push button -- opening and closing tags are required, it can contain any number of flow elements (block or inline), but can't CONTAIN links, other form controls, forms or fieldsets. P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] WSG Digest

2009-02-15 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
rvalenzu...@mapfreseguros.cl wrote: Dessde el 9 al 27 de Febrero me encontraré de vacaciones. Counting down the days... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux

Re: [WSG] A Semi-Transparent Background Color?

2009-02-11 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
targetting the latest browser versions http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-color/#rgba-color P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Users who deliberately disable JavaScript

2009-01-26 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
the blue E on their desktop, or what javascript is, or how to install extensions, or what security threats are. Heck, most don't even know that they can zoom/text resize/print most of the time, without having a widget or icon on the actual pages. P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Microformats Accessibility

2009-01-20 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
were to learn to write human dates more clearly! Lets ban those yearless dates, dd/mm/ and mm/dd/ sillyness and anything with two digit years! Absolutely! Sorry, just seen that we're actually saying the same thing here, so nice one. P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Microformats Accessibility

2009-01-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Patrick H. Lauke wrote: As the lord of microformats Tantek seems so vehemently opposed to it, I sincerely doubt it will happen any time soon. It's now been roughly three years since the debate around ABBR issues first started, and little visible progress seems to have been made. Who knows

Re: [WSG] Microformats Accessibility

2009-01-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
(as long as tools that consume those microformats actually recognise the span solution...been a while since I checked if that's the case - otherwise, it's purely academic). P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned

Re: [WSG] Microformats Accessibility

2009-01-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Anthony Ziebell wrote: Just a note... for now the following should be used instead: /span class=namehuman valuespan class=valuemachine value/span/span/ And rely on CSS to display:none that nested span? -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Microformats Accessibility

2009-01-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
started, and little visible progress seems to have been made. Who knows, maybe the cynic in me will be pleasantly surprised, but I won't hold my breath... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] SEO and Flash

2009-01-14 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, relationships of elements, etc. And, with well-authored flash, it's possible even today to have a reasonably accessible experience even for screen reader users. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] too much accessibility - fieldset and legends

2008-11-27 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
or 10 words long. One word of legend text, if repeated 10 times to me over and over on every page I visit. It's an annoyance. But is it an annoyance to somebody who can't actually see your form and has to rely on auditory cues to know where they are within the form? P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Text-only version

2008-11-20 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
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Re: [WSG] Text-only version

2008-11-20 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
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Re: [WSG] re: Semantic use of rel and rev in anchors

2008-10-20 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Sorry, resending this, as I don't think my gmail account is signed up to the list. (if it posted anyway, apologies for the doubler) On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Patrick H. Lauke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 4:35 PM, Foskett, Mike [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Could someone

Re: [WSG] Web dev or design certificates

2008-08-22 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
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Re: [WSG] Lawsuits for inaccessible websites

2008-08-16 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
kate wrote: In Australia, websites are covered by Disability Discrimination legislation, Wow! Idon't think ours are (UK) Yes, they are. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re

Re: [WSG] input type image

2008-07-14 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
the value empty? input name=btnGo type=submit id=btnGo Not really, as the value in the case of these buttons is the actual label (that would, for instance, be read out by screen readers). What are you actually trying to achieve? P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Book ideas for updating skills to modern html xhtml standards

2008-07-13 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
/1590597656 and Ian Lloyd's Sitepoint book http://www.sitepoint.com/books/htmlref1/ P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Standards compliance and Autocomplete

2008-06-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
if it actually provides an improvement to usability. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] flash navigation - Devils advocate

2008-06-24 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
your flash itself is accessible; wouldn't work on devices like iPhone and co... more? P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

RE: [WSG] html vs. html

2008-06-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] Marking Up Poems

2008-06-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Andrew Harris wrote: A poem is, essentially, a block quotation, is it not? Not if it's your own poem you're putting on your own page. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re

Re: [WSG] html vs. html

2008-06-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
as the standard) Rubbish. Absolute rubbish. Challenge the support staff to actually point out where this statement from the W3C is supposed to be... -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re

Re: [WSG] HTML special characters coding

2008-06-17 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
working reasonably well in all modern browsers. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] Alt versus Title Attribute

2008-05-27 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
kate wrote: The alt tag which is'nt really the right discription is really called the attribute tag. or...the alt attribute, if you want to correct people... -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email

2008-05-17 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm guessing you don't actually administer a corporate size spam-filtering 'solution' do you? I have spamassassin on the server, and thunderbird as client - and I rarely see spam make it through those and into my inbox. Does that count? -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email

2008-05-15 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Erickson, Kevin (DOE) wrote: I like the idea of a title tag being used i.e.- a href=mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] title=e-mail address - [EMAIL PROTECTED]first name last name/a so what if i want to copy/paste the email from the page to another document or something? P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email

2008-05-15 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Erickson, Kevin (DOE) wrote: Although spam is a big red flag for many. Which should ideally be solved at the email server + email client end, in my view. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] The Problem of adjacent links

2008-05-09 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
without any characters, gaps, whatever between them... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: R: [WSG] Alternative to align = center?

2008-05-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
another (e.g. .centre { float: left; } ) ... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] transitional vs. strict

2008-04-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
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Re: [WSG] transitional vs. strict

2008-04-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
pages that validate as strict because ___. Serving them as strict is irrelevant, in my mind. You could in fact still have transitional pages, just run them through the validator set to strict for the reason above. IMHO, of course. P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] transitional vs. strict

2008-04-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Patrick H. Lauke wrote: Pages that validate as strict are superior to transitional because ___. There's not really a clear-cut answer. Again, speaking personally, I find that using strict helps in my quality assurance of other authors' work, because strict removed most

Re: [WSG] transitional vs. strict

2008-04-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
that one. Another very strong point: more predictable = less time and money wasted on workarounds and CSS acrobatics. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] Path semantics

2008-04-14 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
On Mon, April 14, 2008 3:25 pm, Samuel Santos wrote: Semantically speaking, what is the right HTML/XHTML element to represent a path or a file name? Would it be samp, kbd, or simply code? var could work, at a stretch... P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Centering Elements

2008-04-09 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
; } ? P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] USERS - was [Why is u deprecated?]

2008-03-31 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Of course, this all also depends on the target audience of your site. If it's something aimed at the middle-/upper-class 11-16 market, for instance, you can start to assume a higher IT literacy level. As with anything, absolutely everything is relative :) P -- Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] USERS - was [Why is u deprecated?]

2008-03-31 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
the underline, if the context makes it clear enough that something is a link (e.g. left-hand navigation bars). P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] Re: WSG Digest

2008-03-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
the document's overall style. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] a target= ” blank” not part of xhtml

2008-03-28 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, *then* that link can be complemented with a title, i.e. that page is about the title attribute, not the use of target per se, and it neither approves or disapproves of its use. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back

Re: [WSG] netscape 4 and css

2008-03-23 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
browsers... P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] Spolsky on IE8 flag

2008-03-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
spectacularly. Sites on CD-ROM? I have quite a few old Amiga games that only run in emulation... I still say the article is extremely long, confused and confusing. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] Spolsky on IE8 flag

2008-03-17 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
that they'll make it into the final version, what with that interoperability policy looming over the IE team's head. P -- Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see

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