[WSG] Interview markup?

2004-09-04 Thread Sage Olson
What is the most semantic way to markup an interview? ** 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,

Re: [WSG] Interview markup?

2004-09-04 Thread Sage Olson
wrote: Sage Olson wrote: What is the most semantic way to markup an interview? I believe it must be cite/cite and for bigger phrases, you can useblockquote title= /blockquote Correct me someone if I'm wrong. ** The discussion list for http

[WSG] Meta tag question

2004-08-21 Thread Sage Olson
If you specify an xml:lang attribute in the html tag, do you still have to use a meta tag to specify the content-language for the document? ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web Essentials 04

Re: [WSG] What to do when an External Link won't Validate?

2004-07-16 Thread Sage Olson
You need to encode your ampersands as amp; For example, this: http://domain.com/foo.php?barcar Should be changed to this: http://domain.com/foo.php?baramp;car -Sage On Jul 16, 2004, at 3:48 PM, Shane Helm wrote: I have a site I am working on. All the pages I've created validate except:

Re: [WSG] title, can it be used on a label

2004-07-14 Thread Sage Olson
I do that myself, and it works wonderfully. The title attribute is extremely well supported, including IE. BTW, you might want to give some visual cue that the user can hover over it... I put a faint gray line underneath such elements (marked with a span), and also bring in the help cursor.

Re: [WSG] title, can it be used on a label

2004-07-14 Thread Sage Olson
On Jul 14, 2004, at 4:46 PM, scott parsons wrote: It is probably worth mentioning that not all user agents will represent your title in the same way (if at all), safari f'rinstance puts the title text in the status bar rather than a tooltip... That's not so. Safari (v125.8 anyway) puts titles in

[WSG] Can you use noscript in the head section?

2004-07-11 Thread Sage Olson
Are you allowed to use the noscript tag in the head section of an XHTML document? * 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] hand coding versus code generators

2004-07-05 Thread Sage Olson
Like others, I use Dreamweaver, but only its code view... I don't even use the Split Code/Design view anymore, because it can't handle CSS that well. For writing straight code though, DW has a lot of nice touches... the excellent syntax coloring (REALLY helpful when scanning through your

[WSG] Character Encoding Mismatch

2004-07-01 Thread Sage Olson
When I validate my page, I get the following message (which doesn't invalidate the page, but I still want to fix it): The character encoding specified in the HTTP header (utf-8) is different from the value in the meta element (iso-8859-1). I will use the value