Re: [WSG] IE 7.0 Details Begin to Leak

2005-03-15 Thread Ryan Christie
Let the rain of hellfire begin! Though in the past, all they do is weave more deceit and under-deliver on release. I read that MS decides to introduce more bugs into IE7, and fix none from IE6. Joy. Nick Lo wrote: Partner sources say Microsoft is wavering on the extent to which it plans to

[WSG] List item background disappears in IE6

2004-10-28 Thread Ryan Christie
that layout than what I've done? -Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

Re: [WSG] Vignette and web standards = disaster?

2004-10-13 Thread Ryan Christie
://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help ** -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://theward.net

Re: [WSG] about.com's Web standards article

2004-10-11 Thread Ryan Christie
team ;) -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://extrablack.com (opening soon) ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints

Re: [WSG] box model hack question

2004-10-11 Thread Ryan Christie
bug at http://tantek.com/CSS/Examples/boxmodelhack.html ... There's also a valid mehtod of using such a hack as well as explanation of under what circumstances to use it. HTH! -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://extrablack.com (opening soon

Re: [WSG] WSG Melbourne: Meet Doug Bowman and Dave Shea

2004-10-03 Thread Ryan Christie
getting help ** -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://extrablack.com (opening soon) ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] gBrowser from Google

2004-09-28 Thread Ryan Christie
** -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://extrablack.com (opening soon) ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web Essentials 04 http://we04.com/ Web

Re: [WSG] AOHell

2004-09-28 Thread Ryan Christie
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Re: [WSG] Just for fun

2004-09-26 Thread Ryan Christie
://theward.net/examples/chiefs.htm Revised: http://theward.net/examples/chiefstandards.htm -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://extrablack.com (opening soon) ** The discussion list for http

[WSG] Just for fun

2004-09-25 Thread Ryan Christie
I was taking requests to do a mock-up of a tables site into a CSS layout last week because the office was pretty slow all of Friday. I figured I'd share the outcome with the group. Original Stats: Tables: 31 Font Tags: 294 DIVs: 167 HTML size: 68.4kb New Stats: Tables: 3 Font Tags: 0 DIVs: 38

Re: [WSG] New website launch

2004-09-20 Thread Ryan Christie
This seems weird to me as the layout uses a fixed width centred div of 700px and html has min-width:700px specified + there's an extra div#mozscroll which is also 700px so the browser really ought to add scrollbars when its width falls below 700px ... or am I misinterpreting min-width? Any ideas

Re: [WSG] css validation error

2004-09-20 Thread Ryan Christie
font: [italics/bold/etc] [size]/[line-height] [two words],[fam2],[fam3],[etc]; Kevin Futter wrote: My understanding was that there shouldn't be a comma in the shorthand font selector after Trebuchet MS (but I could be wrong ...). Cheers, Kevin Futter On 20/9/04 4:26 PM, John Oxton [EMAIL

Re: [WSG] FireFox - Built In CSS Error Handler?

2004-09-04 Thread Ryan Christie
it will display CSS errors either. To see the stuff though.. When you click on something and the border blinks, you click on the icon next to where it says Object - DOM mode -- that will bring up a list of possible data displays. Play around with it. Ryan Christie

Re: [WSG] Sliding doors and Mac IE5.2

2004-08-29 Thread Ryan Christie
%;} on the [a] tags there should do the trick.) Ryan Christie ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web Essentials 04 http://we04.com/ Web standards, accessibility, inspiration, knowledge To be held in Sydney, September

Re: [WSG] Microsoft going to improve Internet Explorer?

2004-06-24 Thread Ryan Christie
they have an ample amount of specifics from the community. Big improvement, probably not. At the rate the IE team moves, we'll be lucky if they even get anything right with CSS in their Longhorn release. Very disappointed in them. -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA

Re: [WSG] Interesting reading

2004-06-16 Thread Ryan Christie
the same, basic principals. Hello? Standards? This is definitely a person whose words I wouldn't take into any real consideration now or in the future. -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://shadyland.theward.net

Re: [WSG] Thanks for Div/Float Help

2004-06-09 Thread Ryan Christie
Rosie Norwood wrote: Thank you to Michael and Andrew for your help on the float. Everything works beautifully now and I am sucking up the new knowledge. Rosie Norwood Please send thank-you emails offlist directly to the people you are thanking. -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WSG] Help with IE 6

2004-06-07 Thread Ryan Christie
up the space they reside in horizontally unless limited by a max-width/width. -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://shadyland.theward.net

[WSG] Unordered list problem on IE5.2Mac

2004-06-07 Thread Ryan Christie
! -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://shadyland.theward.net ---() ()-- * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org

Re: [WSG] CSS Disaster

2004-06-03 Thread Ryan Christie
Almost all of my visitors use IE, and I have less than two weeks to solve the problem. CSS is an excellent car, but IE is a broken muddy pothole-filled road. Anyone know any bugs that prevent IE from loading a stylesheet? You provided no URLs. Nada. Zilch. Nein. Sorry, no can help. -- Ryan

Re: [WSG] Correct way to swap style sheets based on Browser?

2004-05-30 Thread Ryan Christie
, developing in IE6 or FF http://shadyland.theward.net/archives/2004/05/development_ie6_1.php -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://shadyland.theward.net

Re: [WSG] An Objective Look at Table Based vs. CSS Based Design

2004-05-28 Thread Ryan Christie
I think it was Michelangelo (though it might have been daVinci) who said regarding sculpture, that the statue was already in the stone--he merely removed the excess. I'm pretty sure it was Michaelangelo Mord. -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http

Re: [WSG] Help with positioning

2004-05-25 Thread Ryan Christie
were looking for, but here's my take on what you intended: http://www.theward.net/test.html -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://shadyland.theward.net

Re: [WSG] Styled not picked up by FF

2004-05-21 Thread Ryan Christie
/mouseriders.css Thank you Kim I think you have a typo in your CSS file -- .content overskrift { should probably read #content .overskrift { As for what causing the top padding to not show up in Fox, I've not a clue =/ -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http

Re: [WSG] Printing problem

2004-05-21 Thread Ryan Christie
and restarting? -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Harrisonburg, VA | w: http://shadyland.theward.net ---() ()-- * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

[WSG] Using XHTML 1.1

2004-05-17 Thread Ryan Christie
Just wrote an article addressing XHTML 1.1 and wanted some feedbacks. My site just changed URLs and direction, so my current readership is somewhere around zero. :) Please just leave comments on-site. Don't want to clog the list with a self-promo. -- Ryan Christie| e: [EMAIL PROTECTED

[WSG] JS Percentages?

2004-05-09 Thread Ryan Christie
I wouldn't trust JS as far as I could throw it (can you throw code?) ... but is there a statistic on how many users actually disable it in their browsers? Is it possible to sniff that out, and if so, how many users per group are we talking about? -Ryan

Re: [WSG] Forms, labels headers

2004-05-09 Thread Ryan Christie
I seriously just have to add, those toons are priceless :) excellent resource Manuel! -Ryan Manuel González Noriega wrote: El dom, 09-05-2004 a las 05:56, Bert Doorn escribió: Really, what is the practical (as opposed to philosophical) difference between the two methods? Hi Bert,

Re: [WSG] JS Percentages?

2004-05-09 Thread Ryan Christie
YoYoEtc wrote: And if some users do indeed disable it, what sort of code do you put it as an alternative to get the site to do what you want it to do? Server-side languages such as PHP or ASP. JS is a client language because it's dependant on a user's browser to supply the processing power for

Re: [WSG] reply from ACA

2004-05-07 Thread Ryan Christie
Damn man... I haven't laughed so hard in quite awhile. For christsake -- someone please get the Australian .gov's to validate proper. There's an army of you guys over there. Makes me want to pack my bags and jet :) (and, I loved this guy's grammar and spelling.) -Ryan Neerav wrote: The

Re: [WSG] First Post - Help with Graphic on Home Page

2004-05-05 Thread Ryan Christie
I'm not clear to what your problem is from the email? You have 3 graphics (at least the only three that are showing up in FFox + IE6). One is a solid purple column, one is a city and is horizontal, and the other is a purple to white blender for the city bottom edge. In FFox and IE, your

Re: [WSG] Question on javascript

2004-05-05 Thread Ryan Christie
I never got into the idea of redirecting browsers to different pages using JS. Using standards to make web pages renders that practice obsolete for the most part since you get a one page serves all product in the end. If I use JS on any pages it is usually to make remembrance cookies on a

Re: [WSG] First Post - Help with Graphic on Home Page

2004-05-05 Thread Ryan Christie
Re designing for 800x 600 or 1024x768, I think I will do that. From what I am reading, stretching the city horizontal graphic will degrade the quality and I can't take that risk Yes, stretching out the image manually by forcing widthheight properties on the tag itself with distort and

[WSG] WAI3 in a strict DOCTYPE

2004-04-07 Thread Ryan Christie
to pick between using transitional and getting WAI3 and using strict and at best getting WAI2, or is there a solution for this problem? -- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.theward.net * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org

Re: [WSG] hiring a standards-savvy designer

2004-04-01 Thread Ryan Christie
on the person. Please don't kill me. :) PS. -- I'm a coder. `Nuff said. -- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.theward.net Leo J. O'Campo wrote: My reply didn't show the full quote... so here it is for those who will accuse me of taking it out of context. Art is best left to people

[WSG] This is picky, pardon the anal-ness

2004-03-31 Thread Ryan Christie
. If you click reply on a random message, wipe out the contents and reply to another's email *even if you change the message's subject line* it will still associate itself with another thread of discussion. Sorry, had to get that out in the open :) -- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: [WSG] *sigh* drop-downs

2004-03-31 Thread Ryan Christie
stretch *deny* a user his/er navigational abilities. -- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.theward.net Justin French wrote: Hi all, I'm quoting for a client at the moment who seems to have her heart set on dropdown menus for the sites navigation. I've implemented such menus before

Re: [WSG] hiring a standards-savvy designer

2004-03-31 Thread Ryan Christie
this to hiring a video game programmer and then telling that person on top of all their languages, they have to conceptualize and flesh out their own game characters. Art is best left to people that have a knack for it. But again, anyone can learn to program. -- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: [WSG] IE and CSS Rendering

2004-03-16 Thread Ryan Christie
for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ * -- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.theward.net * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

[WSG] Load problem in IE

2004-03-15 Thread Ryan Christie
, can't change them). site: http://www.theward.net/psyc css: http://www.theward.net/psyc/css/general.css -- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.theward.net * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

Re: [WSG] Cool No-delay image rollover technique

2004-02-16 Thread Ryan Christie
/ * * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ * -- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.theward.net

Re: [WSG] Dodging CSS Hacks Tutorial

2004-02-12 Thread Ryan Christie
for the feedbacks, keep them coming :) In your Method 1 CSS sample, the explanation mentions a 5px red border, but there is no border attribute anywhere in the sample. Perhaps the margin: 5px; in the #box_b selector was supposed to be border? -- --- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WSG] CSS/XHTML NavBar and IE6

2004-02-12 Thread Ryan Christie
/ * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ * -- --- Ryan Christie [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.theward.net

Re: Opening pages in new windows... was Re: [WSG] XHTML (OT??)

2004-02-08 Thread Ryan Christie
Why not just use Firebird instead of a hacked up IE6 add-in? Will probably have a better browsing experience with the real thing instead of all that imitation stuff. The only times I ever open IE are when I'm forced to because of propriety Javascript applications that will only run themselves

Re: Opening pages in new windows... was Re: [WSG] XHTML (OT??)

2004-02-08 Thread Ryan Christie
True, Firebird can tend to load pages slower. It is because Firebird loads one image at a time whereas IE will load 4 or 5 at once. There is a way around this See Speed up page rendering and Pipelining -- if you implement those into your Firebird installation, it should narrow that load lag by

Re: [WSG] Going Mad with pleasing the browsers

2004-02-03 Thread Ryan Christie
That's the thing though - you'll have to use hacks. Now, hacks are commonplace in order to maintain browser compatibility in CSS. We can all entend a big poop-covered handshake over to our Microsoft boys for placing us in this position. Understand that it is the fault of the browsers and not

Re: [WSG] Browser / OS combo irregularity

2004-02-02 Thread Ryan Christie
This really has nothing to do with your email, but I'd recommend staying away from image maps :) i always peek under the hood at the sites that get sent out on the list. As it's not released yet, you'd still have time to change your deployment method. If you don't agree, that's cool. I'm just

Re: [WSG] Browser / OS combo irregularity

2004-02-02 Thread Ryan Christie
Where to begin... I was going to quote Zeldman's orange book, being the little Zeldmanite I am, but I'll go freestyle in the hopes that I get his concepts well enough by this point in time! Image maps have (for the most part) fallen out of grace. I used to use them at one time (actually,

Re: [WSG] Going Mad with pleasing the browsers

2004-02-02 Thread Ryan Christie
It took me a week's worth of work before I actually smoothed out my CSS enough to the point where it tested correctly in all browsers that are CSS-layout capable. The rest just get fed the barebones HTML with sparse images, and a short sweet notice about upgrading their browser with download

Re: [WSG] entities

2004-01-11 Thread Ryan Christie
rsquo; is an alternate (easier to remember) code than the official unicode definition of #8217. All possible characters have a specific number assigned to them in Unicode. The lettered helpers came out after unicode was out to ease the pain of having to remember a set of digits that had

Re: [WSG] Web Editor?

2004-01-11 Thread Ryan Christie
Dreamweaver currently produces the cleanest and most valid code, and is one of the most polished WYSIWYG editors out there. Zeld's cronies worked with Macromedia to bring the program up to date with handling standards. It does the job pretty well. I don't use the visual design view all too

Re: [WSG] A few links...

2004-01-07 Thread Ryan Christie
All list emails are accessible in the archives on the WSG website if you login. The archives can be found on the right side in the navigation. That's why you're not supposed to send out superfluous emails. Like this one.. ... ... .. doh. Sorry Russ ;) --Ryan http://www.theward.net Denis

Re: [WSG] What have I missed here?

2003-12-21 Thread Ryan Christie
I'm taking a glance at your page errors and will give you a few points to help you get stuff sorted out./ Line 48 http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://auslegs.com.au/about/index.cfm#line-48, column 112/: there is no attribute height (explain...

Re: [WSG] Browser Engine Standard???

2003-12-10 Thread Ryan Christie
Taco- I think it's more of a complex situation than that. I'm sort of sick of all the browser hoopla as well, and I've only been into designing for 5 years. Back when I was a consumer in the browser wars, that was a good time as well - fun to kick back and watch the dust fly :) I doubt there

Re: [WSG] website help, fixing problem with ie5

2003-12-09 Thread Ryan Christie
Try redoing the layout aspects of the CSS using a shell from http://www.inknoise.com/experimental/layoutomatic.php ... For educational purposes I would keep an old copy of your stylesheet settings to check for differences. The only markup error I noticed was in your html declaration. You