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

2011-12-16 Thread Rick Faircloth
Why not create a rule to filter out messages with “out of office” in the subject or text of the message, instead of leaving the group, entirely. Rick From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Reactivo Química Visual Sent: Friday, December 16, 2011 4:37

RE: [WSG] Desktop. Tablet. Mobile.

2011-05-06 Thread Rick Faircloth
Looks nice on a Samsung Fascinate! Rick From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Stuart Shearing Sent: Friday, May 06, 2011 2:04 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Desktop. Tablet. Mobile. Hi Birendra To say that the site

RE: [WSG] To marquee or not to marquee here is the question!!!

2011-01-18 Thread Rick Faircloth
Friends don't let friends use marquee!!! From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Jason Grant Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 9:02 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] To marquee or not to marquee here is the question!!! Use a marquee!

RE: [WSG] mobile

2010-12-30 Thread Rick Faircloth
Hi, David. Good design.and the paintings are nice, too! ;o) Two comments. 1) I recommend a Home link on all pages. I tried to get back Home and couldn't find a way to get there, until I just happened to click on your name at the top. 2) Just a minor thing, but I think the Show /

RE: [WSG] mobile

2010-12-30 Thread Rick Faircloth
+ 1 From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Julie Romanowski Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2010 9:42 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] mobile It loaded quickly on my iPhone4 through the mobile connection. Personally, I would prefer

RE: [WSG] staff page vallidation

2010-01-20 Thread Rick Faircloth
He's not spamming, Krystian...he's blind and having trouble with the updated validation site he's used to using. Apparently, it's been changed and doesn't work well for the blind anymore. And I'm sure his replies to responses from this list are slower than for those who can see, so chances are,

RE: [WSG] staff page vallidation

2010-01-20 Thread Rick Faircloth
://www.twitter.com/zBeer Rick Faircloth wrote: He's not spamming, Krystian...he's blind and having trouble with the updated validation site he's used to using. Apparently, it's been changed and doesn't work well for the blind anymore. And I'm sure his replies to responses from this list

RE: [WSG] new site review

2009-09-29 Thread Rick Faircloth
Looks good, Raul! I'm able to read the text without problem, on both analog and digital monitors. Don't make the text contrast any less, however, especially in the menu, as those with lesser quality monitors and poorer eyesight might have difficulty reading it. Would recommend a Home menu item,

Re: [WSG] Accessible websites

2009-07-03 Thread Rick Faircloth
a mute point, which will drive us towards other solutions, such as whole browser magnification, etc. On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 7:12 AM, Stuart Foulstone stu...@bigeasyweb.co.ukwrote: sine qua non = indispensible On Thu, July 2, 2009 9:27 pm, Rick Faircloth wrote: It is the sine qua non

Re: [WSG] Accessible websites

2009-07-03 Thread Rick Faircloth
' ? Regards, Mike From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org on behalf of Rick Faircloth Sent: Fri 03/07/2009 14:01 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Accessible websites sine qua non also means most basic - yes, it is the most critical aspect

Re: [WSG] Accessible websites

2009-07-03 Thread Rick Faircloth
Yes, thanks for the reference, Richard. I believe that's exactly what I was reading about. On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Richard Stephenson donkeyma...@gmail.comwrote: I think this may be the service to which you refer... http://www.typekit.com http://blog.typekit.com -- DonkeyMagic:

Re: [WSG] Accessible websites

2009-07-02 Thread Rick Faircloth
But how will you magnify the images and layout as designed for me to view? Addressing font issues is only the absolute basic attempt to make the web more accessible...It's important to be able to see how something is said and with what supporting content and context, rather than just what is said.

Re: [WSG] Accessible websites

2009-07-02 Thread Rick Faircloth
, Rick Faircloth wrote: But how will you magnify the images and layout as designed for me to view? Addressing font issues is only the absolute basic attempt to make the web more accessible...It's important to be able to see how something is said and with what supporting content and context

Re: [Spam] :RE: [WSG] Accessible websites (was: accessible free web hosting account)

2009-07-01 Thread Rick Faircloth
Web accessibility is being more properly handled by browser creators using magnification functionality, which more effectively provides a better, more satisfying user experience because images, as well as text, can be magnified. While previous magnification functionality has required users to

RE: [WSG] Was given a shocker this week ...

2009-04-06 Thread Rick Faircloth
Sounds like a nightmare, Mike. I wonder if the former web designer has any real claim to copyright on the site's original graphics, or did the client pay to be owner of the site's graphics in their original agreement? Rick From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
As was mentioned, it's a call to action. Those who are familiar with marketing will understand this concept. Also, it a user-friendly way to compel a user to bookmark the site for future reference without jumping through the hoops the browsers require. It's the same principle as putting Call us

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] add to favorites? This list is aware of many marketing practices that are against Web Standards. On Wed, March 25, 2009 3:46 pm, Rick Faircloth wrote: No, previous arguments still miss the point. Having a button on a browser for booksmarks is not comparable

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
A call-to-action Bookmark This Page does not provide the same functionality as a browser's bookmarking button when functionality is extended to include psychological functionality from the designer's perspective. From a technical perspective, a bookmarking link and a bookmarking browser button

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
Quite right, Janice. When you have a boss, you do as the boss says, like it or not. Or quit, or be fired. Those are the options. No web standard is worth the loss of employment. If anyone wants to make the final decision about standards adherence, become the boss. Rick -Original

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
The correct design (and web standards that are adhered to or not) is that design for which the client is paying. Web designers should offer suggestions and guidance to those who hire them for their expertise, but the decision to follow or disregard standards is up to the person footing the bill.

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
This seems like a good solution and I certainly would use it. But the others who are against bookmarking links could not without violating principle. Although that single link provides a lot of convenience for the user, they could still visit all 11 plus sites to register their site on

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
this question: Is this an often-requested feature? When available, is it a much-used feature? I would guess that the answer is no in both cases - but by all means prove me wrong! Andrew On Mar 25, 2009, at 11:20 AM, Rick Faircloth wrote: As was mentioned, it's a call to action. Those who

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
Pacific Northwest Region - Vancouver, WA 360-891-5024 - Voice | 360-891-5045 - Fax dlapcew...@fs.fed.us People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. -- George Bernard Shaw Rick Faircloth r...@whitestonemedia.com Sent by: li...@webstandardsgroup.org 03/25/2009

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

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
[mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Matt Morgan-May Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 6:50 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Who's responsible (was Re: [WSG] add to favorites?) On 3/25/09 12:12 PM, Rick Faircloth r...@whitestonemedia.com wrote: The correct design (and web

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
There's where the difference is.users are *allowed* to come to sites that I build as a benefit to them. I don't know of a single user who ever visited a site (other than somebody's mother) for the benefit of the site's owner or developer. People don't visit newegg.com, Microsoft,com, or

RE: [WSG] add to favorites? - ADMIN - KEEP IT POLITE PLEASE

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
huggroup/hug Sorry that tag isn't to standard... ;o) Rick -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Russ Weakley Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 8:58 PM To: Web Standards Group Subject: Re: [WSG] add to favorites? - ADMIN -

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

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
Wow...10 years from now...as fast as change occurs these days, who knows what things will be like then! Rick -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of nedlud Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 8:58 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org

RE: [WSG] add to favorites?

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
hug group include template=Ewen.Hill /hug :o) From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of ewen.h...@dhs.vic.gov.au Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 9:07 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] add to favorites? Any more

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

2009-03-25 Thread Rick Faircloth
: Who's responsible (was Re: [WSG] add to favorites?) 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: [WSG] RE: [BULK] WSG Digest

2009-03-16 Thread Rick Faircloth
I thought the post was brief, informative and to the point. If everyone on this list with a commercial or open source product or service is prevented from speaking about it at all, we'd lose a lot of content. I don't think Sigurd's posts are over the top, any more than the numerous

RE: [WSG] Browser Backwards Compatibility -- How far back?

2009-03-14 Thread Rick Faircloth
I think you're perspective is correct, Christian. I don't even test in browsers that are two generations removed from the current release. Clients just have to update their browsers. However, if a client insists on supporting IE 5 with IE 7 out, yes, it will cost them extra. Rick

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

2009-01-26 Thread Rick Faircloth
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. Rick -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org

RE: [WSG] Examples of great high-school websites?

2009-01-18 Thread Rick Faircloth
ROFLOL! -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of designer Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2009 4:38 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Examples of great high-school websites? Visitors with images

RE: [WSG] Examples of great high-school websites?

2009-01-17 Thread Rick Faircloth
What did you find to be so bad about the site, Stuart? -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Stuart Foulstone Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2009 2:11 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Examples of great

RE: [WSG] Examples of great high-school websites?

2009-01-17 Thread Rick Faircloth
...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Rick Faircloth Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2009 12:03 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Examples of great high-school websites? What did you find to be so bad about the site, Stuart? -Original Message- From

RE: # Re: [WSG] Beta Testers Needed for BCAT

2009-01-09 Thread Rick Faircloth
Agreed! -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Matt Morgan-May Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 2:50 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: # Re: [WSG] Beta Testers Needed for BCAT Hi, Excuse me for jumping in

RE: [WSG] Copycat site

2008-09-08 Thread Rick Faircloth
Are you a moderator for this list, Joe? Sometimes, moderators know it's best just to let a comment go, especially if it seems short-lived, rather than comment on it as you and start up a fire storm. It was the weekend, and it was just a comment about copyright. It does help that a good

RE: [WSG] Copycat site

2008-09-07 Thread Rick Faircloth
I don't think so...if you look through the webdesignerwall.com site, you'll see that the author has posted tutorials about how to create just such a menu. If anything, the designer of foryoung.com has paid a compliment to the author of webdesignerwall. by using the tutorial... Rick

RE: [WSG] Question about accessibility

2008-08-27 Thread Rick Faircloth
Darren... I find your comment, I would most certainly not allow the use of an image map, interesting. What would you do, as is Jason's situation, if your client demands it? You can always turn down the work, but would you simply because a client wants to do something that you don't like? Rick

RE: [WSG] Question about accessibility

2008-08-27 Thread Rick Faircloth
not be a normal customer anyway if they know about image maps. I'm interested to know why they requested it in the first place.. Quoting Rick Faircloth [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Darren... I find your comment, I would most certainly not allow the use of an image map, interesting. What would you do

RE: [WSG] Appropriate postings

2008-08-06 Thread Rick Faircloth
-standing (in internet-time) solutions well-documented on the internet and in books. On 8/5/08 11:10 AM, Rick Faircloth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And I would like to know what a list on any subject is for if not for helping people understand the most basic principles and application

RE: [WSG] Appropriate postings

2008-08-06 Thread Rick Faircloth
specific, remedial problems with long-standing (in internet-time) solutions well-documented on the internet and in books. On 8/5/08 11:10 AM, Rick Faircloth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And I would like to know what a list on any subject is for if not for helping people understand

RE: [WSG] Appropriate postings

2008-08-05 Thread Rick Faircloth
Sorry to come across blunt - but I don't think the web standards group is meant to be a teacher of css. Great that people on here are wanting to learn. But there are plenty of other places dedicated to these sort of things. And I would like to know what a list on any subject is for if not

RE: [WSG] Please unsubscribe me

2008-06-30 Thread Rick Faircloth
Check out the link at the bottom of this page... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Stuart Sheridan Sent: Monday, June 30, 2008 9:30 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Please unsubscribe me Please unsubscribe me