Re(2): [WSG] Usability issue with form help

2006-03-14 Thread McIvor Lee
Daniel, The problem with this approach would be that you'd be over-riding the natural behaviour of the label, which would be to ease focussing on the associated field. Lee Daniel Nitsche (14/03/2006 03:31): As an idea, why not make the label for each field a link, which will provide

Re: Re(2): [WSG] Usability issue with form help

2006-03-14 Thread jacinta
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Re: [WSG] Absolute Positioning-A Naive Question (Maybe)

2006-03-14 Thread Ian Anderson
Felix Miata wrote: The author here is the lead layout developer in the Mozilla project: http://dbaron.org/log/2005-12#e20051228a Well, I don't read anything in the author's cited reference for CSS floats - http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#floats - to imply that floats were intended

Re: [WSG] Absolute Positioning-A Naive Question (Maybe)

2006-03-14 Thread Rimantas Liubertas
... I don't think the Baron reference is sufficient evidence for the assertion that using floats for layout is an abuse of them. On the contrary, I have seen several references in the last few years that stated floats *were* the preferred layout method by the W3C CSS working group. ... I am

Re: [WSG] Tag clouds spit /

2006-03-14 Thread Ben Ward
On 3/14/06, James Ellis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've often wondered why these so-called tag clouds don't use big and small tags (maybe they do ?) they are inline tags. they convey meaning : 2 bigs is more important than 1 big etc. The problem there is that big and small tags _don't_ mean

Re: [WSG] Re: Encoding test page

2006-03-14 Thread Anders Nawroth
Hej! Keryx webb skrev: That's what we were discussing. If a page is sent as XHTML, one could argue that it's supposed to be self-documenting, and that it might mean that the xml-prologue should be more important than the http-header. As my page proves, in FFox, MSIE and Opera (the three I've

Re: [WSG] Tag clouds spit /

2006-03-14 Thread Micky Mourelo
Tag clouds are, almost always, a list of links ordered alphabetically, in which the more whatever, the bigger in font size. So it seems logical to use a simple UL with As in every LI.You are right about semantic meaning on presentation, but you could add the frequency to the tag {Japan (14798)

RE: [WSG] ideas for this site

2006-03-14 Thread Tom Livingston
Background Image... Tom Livingston Senior Multimedia Artist Media Logic www.mlinc.com Any ideas or links would be very helpful. Thanks! ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See

Re: [WSG] ideas for this site

2006-03-14 Thread Greg Morphis
Of the body or a container div?.. and have a div with padding to set it in the middle? Is this the best practice for a site of this idea? Thanks! On 3/14/06, Tom Livingston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Background Image... Tom Livingston Senior Multimedia Artist Media Logic

RE: [WSG] ideas for this site

2006-03-14 Thread Tom Livingston
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Greg Morphis Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 3:27 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] ideas for this site Of the body or a container div?.. and have a div with padding to set it in the

Re: [WSG] ideas for this site

2006-03-14 Thread Greg Morphis
That makes sense. I'm going to give it a whirl and see what I can mock up for him. Thanks again! On 3/14/06, Tom Livingston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Greg Morphis Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 3:27 PM

RE: [WSG] Section specific introductory pages and usability

2006-03-14 Thread Paul Hempsall
Thanks for the heads-up and pointing me in the right direction Terrence. PaulH This information is intended for the addressee only. The use, copying or distribution of this message or any information it contains, by anyone other than the addressee is prohibited by the sender. Any views

[WSG] broken sprite - very odd ie6 thing

2006-03-14 Thread Ted Drake
Hi All I love using sprites, but I've never seen this happen before. I've got a sprite that looks like this + + Only imagine the top plus is a different shade so that when you hover, it shifts and changes color. Simple enough. Only, in IE6, it looks like this in the link _ _ |_ _|

Re: [WSG] broken sprite - very odd ie6 thing

2006-03-14 Thread Samuel Richardson
Man, sprites, I haven't heard that since I used to program for the Commodore 65. Have you got any sort of image resizing going on in the HTML? The image is getting slightly distorted correct? Samuel Ted Drake wrote: Hi All I love using sprites, but I've never seen this happen before.

[WSG] Re: Encoding test page

2006-03-14 Thread Andrew Cunningham
Keryx webb writes: Andrew Cunningham wrote: Keryx webb writes: That's what we were discussing. If a page is sent as XHTML, one could argue that it's supposed to be self-documenting, and that it might mean that the xml-prologue should be more important than the http-header. As my page

Re: [WSG] broken sprite - very odd ie6 thing

2006-03-14 Thread Lachlan Hunt
Ted Drake wrote: I love using sprites, but I've never seen this happen before. I've got a sprite that looks like this [snip - useless ASCII art diagrams] I think you'll find someone may actually be able to help you if you provide a link to a sample document (preferably a minimal test case)

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2006-03-14 Thread robert
I know this is an extremely subjective question to ask... However... Does anyone have an opinion (ha!) regarding who they believe to be the most creative/impressive standards-based Web interface designer/s in Australia (preferably, but not necessarily, Sydney) at this particular point in

[WSG] absolute positioning, z-index, and IE6 - summary

2006-03-14 Thread Ted Drake
Hi All I've been struggling with a conflict between an absolutely positioned drop down list with z-index and the objects that follow it in the page. After doing a lot of testing and searching for information, I've been able to solve some of the issues. I've got a couple blog posts on

RE: [WSG] broken sprite - very odd ie6 thing

2006-03-14 Thread Ted Drake
Hi Patrick, Lachlan Unfortunately the project is still behind a firewall, that's why I'm being so vague. Lachlan's advice did get me to look at the links on other pages and it is indeed a very localized issue. So, I can look at conflicts in that area. I think I have more problems with this set

Re: [WSG] Re: Encoding test page

2006-03-14 Thread Lachlan Hunt
Andrew Cunningham wrote: I was wondering if you should have another test in there: XHTML document with no encoding declared in the http header or in a meta tag, and no xml declaration. Sent as html/text. That's text/html and an XHTML document served as text/html is HTML, regardless of any