RE: [WSG] Another site review

2004-11-05 Thread Chris Taylor
Looks good (I've only tried it in Win/Firefox so far) but the thing that immediately struck me is that you have all the MIDI files in the site root. I know this isn't a standards issue, but wouldn't it be better to split them into alphabetical folders? Maybe I'm a data structure nutcase, but that

RE: [WSG] Font size

2004-11-18 Thread Chris Taylor
The solution you posted is user oriented. What about developers ? Surely ANY solution has to be user orientated. After all, we are designing sites for users, not for developers. Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Javier Sent: 18

[WSG] Site check

2005-01-07 Thread Chris Taylor
- MySQL, SQL Server, Access, XML etc. If anyone knows of one I'd appreciate the info. Thanks Chris Taylor Senior Web Developer Egton.net ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

RE: [WSG] Site check www.stgauderic.net/en/

2005-01-07 Thread Chris Taylor
I agree in part with your first comment. The problem is that a lot of the time (I would guess) most people want a complete test in a browser/platform they don't have access to - useability, standards, validity etc etc. BrowserCam is great, but doesn't give you any help regarding useability - other

RE: [WSG] Popups

2005-01-13 Thread Chris Taylor
As I read your mail I was going to suggest the hidden DIV with a show/hide toggle button, then there it was at the bottom. I try to stay away from popup windows where I can. When I've needed to do this, and I you have enough space on the page, I've shown the help in a nicely-formatted (light

[WSG] Image alignment and text

2005-01-25 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, Is there a CSS equivalent for the age-old image properties 'align=left' and 'align=right'. When these are used any text that is next to the image is automatically lined up with the top of the image. Using 'float: left' keeps the text level with the bottom of the image. Example: Source: pimg

RE: [WSG] Image alignment and text

2005-01-25 Thread Chris Taylor
Excellent, many thanks. Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Gunlaug Sørtun Sent: 25 January 2005 14:28 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Image alignment and text Chris Taylor wrote: Is there a CSS equivalent

RE: [WSG] the mysteries of float - i seek enlightenment

2005-05-26 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, I'm trying to get a very wide table to appear inside a DIV and scroll horizontally, but not vertically. Take a look at http://www.egton.net/yearview/index.html to see what I mean. What I would like is for the calendar table to be horizontally scrollable inside Tapes due in - Year View DIV.

Subject: DIVs and horizontal scroll -- WAS: RE: [WSG] the mysteries of float - i seek enlightenment

2005-05-26 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, Posted this with an incorrect subject first time, sorry about that. The end of the week looms and my brain is starting to shut down. I'm trying to get a very wide table to appear inside a DIV and scroll horizontally, but not vertically. Take a look at http://www.egton.net/yearview/index.html

RE: Subject: DIVs and horizontal scroll -- WAS: RE: [WSG] the mysteries of float - i seek enlightenment

2005-05-27 Thread Chris Taylor
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Gunlaug Sørtun Sent: 26 May 2005 17:46 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: Subject: DIVs and horizontal scroll -- WAS: RE: [WSG] the mysteries of float - i seek enlightenment Chris Taylor wrote: I'm trying to get a very wide table to appear inside a DIV

[WSG] Valid characters in ID attribute

2005-06-07 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, I'm writing a function to do all manner of clever stuff and need to create very complex ID attributes for links. As far as I know the only valid characters you can use in an ID (and as a class name, too) are: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, _, - Is that true? Are there any other valid characters that I can

RE: [WSG] Valid characters in ID attribute

2005-06-07 Thread Chris Taylor
Great, thanks. I'm very pleased that I can use periods and colons, that makes it much easier. Because this system will only be reading the ID through the DOM and not referring to it for style reasons I'm going to stick with the underscores. However I'll remember that advice for the future. Many

RE: [WSG] Valid characters in ID attribute

2005-06-07 Thread Chris Taylor
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Robin Berjon Sent: 07 June 2005 16:22 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Valid characters in ID attribute Chris Taylor wrote: Great, thanks. I'm very pleased that I can use periods and colons, that makes it much easier. Not sure this applies to your case

RE: [WSG] WSG Meetings for the rest of us

2005-06-09 Thread Chris Taylor
Or, as it might be technically easier, providing an audio (MP3/OGG) file of the seminars and the presentation slides would be great. Anyone else in the UK want to have our own meeting and show the Ozzies how it's really done? ;0) Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [WSG] A software question

2005-06-09 Thread Chris Taylor
I use TSW WebCoder (http://www.tsware.net/), which I found easier to get to grips with than Nvu. It's a small payment for commercial use, but well worth it, I think. Is there a list of software (rather than just websites) available to help people involved in standards/accessibility somewhere? If

RE: [WSG] WSG Meetings for the rest of us

2005-06-10 Thread Chris Taylor
I'm near Leeds as well, but I'd come to London for a meeting (probably not on a monthly basis, though). As someone has said, how do we go about organising this? Surely we just need a date and a venue - and if there's only a few people then anywhere that we can get a laptop and projector would

RE: [WSG] Element Properties Cheat Sheet

2005-06-13 Thread Chris Taylor
I presume everyone is aware of the 1-side-A4 cheatsheets available at http://www.ilovejackdaniels.com/cheat-sheets/? There's CSS, MySQL, mod_rewrite and PHP available for free. Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Cole Kuryakin -

RE: [WSG] WSG Meetings for the rest of us

2005-06-13 Thread Chris Taylor
2005 00:07 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] WSG Meetings for the rest of us Chris Taylor wrote: Anyone else in the UK want to have our own meeting and show the Ozzies how it's really done? ;0) Can't spill the beans just yet, but there are plans currently being worked

RE: [WSG] Has anybody read these books about JavaScript/AJAX?

2005-06-24 Thread Chris Taylor
I've not read those, but I can recommend Stuar Langridge's excellent DHTML Utopia: Modern Web Design using JavaScript and DOM (http://www.sitepoint.com/books/dhtml1/) which covers pretty much all aspects of modern JavaScript development. And, what's more, stresses the use of unobtrusive

[WSG] Background image alignment - percentages and scalable elements

2005-06-27 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, I'm having difficult aligning a background image the way I want to. The markup is like this: div class=percent2019.65%/div I have a collection of classes (called percent0 to percent100) which have a nice gradiated background image. I'm trying to position the background image on the left of

RE: [WSG] Background image alignment - percentages and scalable elements

2005-06-27 Thread Chris Taylor
Thanks everyone, I got it working. One again the standards ninjas prove their worth! Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of russ - maxdesign Sent: 27 June 2005 13:12 To: Web Standards Group Subject: Re: [WSG] Background image alignment -

RE: [WSG] javascript/DOM resources

2005-06-29 Thread Chris Taylor
As mentioned in a thread last week (?) the DHTML Utopia book is well worth a read, and kudos to the author and publisher for making it. However you should also check out the unobtrusive javascript site at http://www.onlinetools.org/articles/unobtrusivejavascript/ (and the others found at

RE: [WSG] are underscores a problem

2005-07-08 Thread Chris Taylor
I've been using the dash and period in ID names a lot recently (part of an unobtrusive DOM scripting set of functions I've been developing) and not found any problems yet in any of the Win browsers. Whether IDs formatted like this functionName.-fe-4r-6s-ef-s5-ef.2000 will work in older browsers or

RE: [WSG] are underscores a problem

2005-07-11 Thread Chris Taylor
On Jul 8, 2005, at 1:37 AM, Chris Taylor wrote: I've been using the dash and period in ID names a lot recently (part of an unobtrusive DOM scripting set of functions I've been developing) and not found any problems yet in any of the Win browsers. Whether IDs formatted like this functionName

RE: [WSG] Learning The DOM

2005-07-19 Thread Chris Taylor
Jeremy, How much JavaScript do you know? Enough to get myself in trouble! Reading Stuarts' book has enlightened me to loads of really useful things, but I realise that as far as scripting languages go (compared to, say, PHP or VBScript) I am just scraping the surface of JavaScript. What kind

[WSG] Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-07 Thread Chris Taylor
forward-thinking banks. They also have some (brief) information about their design here: http://www.barclays.co.uk/accessibility/web_design.htm regards Chris Taylor Senior Web Developer --- Egton A division of EMIS Leading Providers

RE: [WSG] Educate the educators (was) Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-08 Thread Chris Taylor
That's actually no different to being a student, with the exception that the lecturer has got a full time job in addition to having to learn all the stuff they have to then teach. ...and that's no different from having a full-time job as a developer, and having to research - and

RE: [WSG] Browsers as copilers (was) Barclays standards redesign

2005-09-08 Thread Chris Taylor
Exactly. I was actually thinking the other day, browsers should be more like compilers... they should refuse to parse incorrect code. Then the enforcement would be on the output end, too. Perhaps some clever person could write a Firefox extension that does this - if Chris Pederick is on

[WSG] CSS background problems in IE6

2006-01-20 Thread Chris Taylor
) is being repeated, then doing all manner of strange things when the menu is rolled over. I've had a look through QuirksMode but not found quite the same problem. Can the wise persons on this esteemed list please point me in the right direction? Many thanks Chris Taylor Senior Web Developer

[WSG] Web design education

2006-02-13 Thread Chris Taylor
? And, a larger question for us all: what are we as web standards and accessibility evangelists to do about the continued ingorance and apathy towards this vital subject, especially in academia? Let's hope that the recent Target website court case in the US highlights the cause. Chris Taylor

RE: [WSG] Web design education

2006-02-14 Thread Chris Taylor
Wow, I seem to have kicked off quite a ruckus. From what has been said I believe the situation isn't as bad as I thought, certainly no worse than in business/industry. There is still a long way to go, but we're getting there. So, points to note: 1) Syllabus documents may be out of date, or just

RE: [WSG] Re: Web design education

2006-02-14 Thread Chris Taylor
to happen and b) I will learn to keep my big gob shut :0) Regards Chris Taylor www.stillbreathing.co.uk ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting

RE: [WSG] Re: Website Directory Structure - Best Practice

2006-03-21 Thread Chris Taylor
I absolutely agree about dated structures, and this technique is well used by millions of blogs around the web. Apache's mod_rewrite makes this pretty easy, and can also handle very complex URI translations. The bottom line for me is to end up with a URI that is obvious and easy for the user to

RE: [WSG] div hiding and expanding

2007-05-23 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi Kevin, The most obvious way to do this is using JavaScript. There are loads of different JavaScript methods, however I've come up with a small library of functions based on the Prototype framework that lets you do this kind of this, completely unobtrusively and without non-standard markup.

RE: [WSG] div hiding and expanding

2007-05-23 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi Kevin, The most obvious way to do this is using JavaScript. There are loads of different JavaScript methods, however I've come up with a small library of functions based on the Prototype framework that lets you do this kind of this, completely unobtrusively and without non-standard markup.

[WSG] Back to the Future

2007-06-12 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi all, I've been asked to write a website that MUST work in Netscape 4.03 and IE 3 for Windows 3.1. When you've stopped laughing I'm afraid I have to say I'm serious, and there's no chance at all that the people connecting to the site will upgrade. So, any tips to do this without reverting all

RE: [WSG] Back to the Future

2007-06-12 Thread Chris Taylor
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of David Dorward Sent: 12 June 2007 17:09 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Back to the Future On 12 Jun 2007, at 17:04, Chris Taylor wrote: I've been asked to write a website that MUST work in Netscape 4.03 and IE 3 for Windows 3.1. When you've

RE: [WSG] Back to the Future

2007-06-14 Thread Chris Taylor
to the Future Chris Taylor wrote: Thanks for the input everyone, it looks like old-school tables with inline styles is the way to go, unfortunately. You may be right, if it were me, I'd install an old copy of Frontpage or dreamweaver and use that... matching the era of the tool with the era

RE: [WSG] Triggering POSTs with links?

2007-06-20 Thread Chris Taylor
Have you tried the button element? As far as I know that can be styled pretty much how you want. I used it on this page: http://www.searchandgo.com/weather/United-States/New-York-City/ - the New York City exchange rates text on the left is a button. I may have missed the point of your question,

RE: [WSG] Triggering POSTs with links?

2007-06-21 Thread Chris Taylor
with links? On Behalf Of Chris Taylor Have you tried the button element? As far as I know that can be styled pretty much how you want. I used it on this page: http://www.searchandgo.com/weather/United-States/New-York-City/ - the New York City exchange rates text on the left is a button. Clever

RE: [WSG] Tackling tabular data + per row form input

2007-06-22 Thread Chris Taylor
I could do what other frameworks I've worked with do and wrap the whole table in a form and name elements with a parseable delimiter... input type=text name=foo$row$1 ... / This is the type of solution I've used in the past, and then put the save button in the last column of each row,

RE: [WSG] Tackling tabular data + per row form input

2007-06-22 Thread Chris Taylor
In this case I don't care about semantics as much as not having to do funky backend parsing and fighting css bugs because of the naming conventions in my controls.. Thankfully this will never see production and just reminds me of the hackish days from the past.. Those hackish days, I

RE: [WSG] Page Structure

2007-06-27 Thread Chris Taylor
I'd agree with the SEO expert, H1 should be saved for the most important heading on a page - which is not generally the company name. So in your example I'd say that Rugby World Cup 2007 Packages should be in a H1. However that means it's probably not going to be the first heading element on the

RE: [WSG] Page Structure

2007-06-27 Thread Chris Taylor
To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Page Structure Chris Taylor wrote: However that means it's probably not going to be the first heading element on the page, which is frowned upon by some. Can anyone else expand on the reasons for that? I think we need to be careful how we

RE: [WSG] Select that goes to a new URL

2007-07-10 Thread Chris Taylor
Your select name attribute is New_URL but you're looking for a POST attribute called id. Change your PHP script to $_POST[New_URL] and it should work. Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Paul Collins Sent: 10 July 2007 15:58 To:

RE: [WSG] Social Networking Site Software / Script

2007-11-09 Thread Chris Taylor
There's a new project by the name of Buddypress which is a open source social networking platform build on Wordpress MU. I believe Andy is trying to make it as standards-compliant as possible. See it at http://buddypress.com. Chris -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [WSG] SIte Maps?

2007-11-21 Thread Chris Taylor
But even for a relatively small site having a sitemap will help some users find what they want quickly. Those people are the same ones who will scan the index of a book before flicking through the pages. I've done that on this site: http://www.2plan.com/ despite it only being 15 pages or so.

RE: [WSG] Opera files antitrust against MS: standards one part

2007-12-14 Thread Chris Taylor
While I think the Opera complaint has firm ground to stand on, there's one thing in David's announcement to this group I'm unsure about. We think these actions are essential for the evolution of web standards and the open web, which Microsoft is hindering due to it's dominant market share

RE: [WSG] Preventing copying of text from web page.

2007-12-21 Thread Chris Taylor
From: Joe Ortenzi Sent: 21 December 2007 07:32 Why not simply make people register for it? Then you have their details and if you make the registration process intelligent, they will be aware they are being tracked and more likely to behave. All sorts of benefits and if the discussion

[WSG] Unobtrusive JavaScript (was: generate data)

2008-02-26 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, I've written a small set of helper functions that will allow you to unobtrusively add JavaScript to a web page. It's built on the back off the prototype library so you'll need that as well. See the details here: http://www.stillbreathing.co.uk/projects/performer/performer.html A couple of

RE: [WSG] Unobtrusive JavaScript (was: generate data)

2008-02-26 Thread Chris Taylor
to toggle visibility - the item is just there. Just a thought! Cheers, Ben -- e: [EMAIL PROTECTED]mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] w: http://www.bendodson.com/ On 26/02/2008, Chris Taylor [EMAIL PROTECTED]mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I've written a small set of helper functions that will allow you

RE: [WSG] seo / standards question

2008-04-09 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, I'd say use a list, for two reasons. Firstly you said im generating a stronglist/strong of page links, and secondly a heading should be a heading for something that comes after it in the content. So not this: h3apage name/a/h3 !-- something should be here... -- h3apage name2/a/h3 But this

RE: [WSG] Website Accessability Tools

2008-04-17 Thread Chris Taylor
The HTML Validator for Firefox works in offline mode, as far as I’m aware: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/249 Chris From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of dwain Sent: 17 April 2008 05:11 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Website

RE: [WSG] Shorthand rule for border?

2008-04-17 Thread Chris Taylor
Here's the shorthand for what you want to do: .someClass { border: 1px solid #CCC; border-width: 1px 2px 2px 1px; /* top, right, bottom, left */ border-bottom-color: #666; border-right-color: #666; } Obviously if all your borders have the same color you can forget the last 2 lines, which makes

RE: [WSG] a good practise for adding email link (mailto)?

2008-06-16 Thread Chris Taylor
Michael, What if JavaScript isn't enabled or available on my smartphone? I presume your websites are not for people accessing the web while on the move, as well as people whose preference or requirement is to use a web client without JavaScript. These standard[s] freaks you seem to think so

RE: [WSG] a good practise for adding email link (mailto)?

2008-06-16 Thread Chris Taylor
Michael said: Are you willing to work 3 days extra for each project to implement the usability / accessibility regulations in order to follow the web standard in order to create a better website that the client will not pay for or even understand what they are paying for...?? I try to quote

RE: [WSG] a good practise for adding email link (mailto)?

2008-06-16 Thread Chris Taylor
for the last 2 years but sometimes I am just chopped by the shoulders because noone else have any idea of what I am talking about... Michael Chris Taylor wrote: Michael said: Are you willing to work 3 days extra for each project to implement the usability / accessibility regulations in order

RE: [WSG] Browsers and Zooming

2008-07-04 Thread Chris Taylor
On 3 Jul 2008, at 22:16, Al Sparber wrote: When a block of text exceeds the viewport width, that means horizontal scrolling for *each line* - a royal PITA. I kid of think you are speaking for yourself ;-) Rick Lecoat replied: Well, he's speaking for me as well. Me too. I find that

RE: [WSG] Re: Form (layout/accessibiity)

2008-07-09 Thread Chris Taylor
-Original Message- From: John Unsworth Sent: 09 July 2008 14:37 It's a bit late of night, but if I read this right, if this section (as it is a form, right?) is wrapped in a fieldset you can then hide both labels and use legend to identify that's it's postcode That's certainly an

[WSG] RE: Accessible date picker widget

2008-10-30 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, This is the one I've used with good success: http://www.frequency-decoder.com/2006/10/02/unobtrusive-date-picker-widgit-update. It has a lot of options set from the CSS classes of an input type=text element. Chris From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jens-Uwe

[WSG] RE: Tools or analytics to detect assistive devices

2008-11-20 Thread Chris Taylor
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of McLaughlin, Gail Sent: 19 November 2008 16:50 I'm wondering if anybody here knows of a way to use analytics data to help determine a good guess or idea of which users are using screen readers to access data, or having trouble with

RE: [WSG] JS patterns

2008-12-09 Thread Chris Taylor
From: Foskett, Mike Subject: RE: [WSG] JS patterns Solution: Instead of adding an onclick to a heading, try adding a link to the heading then put the onclick on that. Use the id of the hidden div as the link href and you're done. Best practice observed and everyone's happy. I agree

RE: [WSG] Acceptable JavaScript Coding Practice?

2008-12-09 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi Brett, The problem isn't this: var whatever = document.getElementById(layer); I's this: onhover=namedFunction('timer') What you're doing is mixing JavaScript in the HTML of the page. What you should do is use a listener on your link to see when it is hovered over. This code uses the

RE: [WSG] Acceptable JavaScript Coding Practice?

2008-12-09 Thread Chris Taylor
Is not acceptable to put event handlers like onhover and onclick in an HTML page? Sorry, but I am still learning JavaScript. Not if you want to do things the Proper Way :0) The term for keeping JavaScript out of the HTML page is Unobtrusive JavaScript, and we do it for the same reasons we

RE: [WSG] JavaScript and Accessibility

2009-01-20 Thread Chris Taylor
From: Chris Knowles I wouldn't be waiting for ARIA to get out of draft before using it :) It has pretty good support in browsers already so get stuck in. And because essentially all you are doing with ARIA is adding attributes to tags, the worst that can happen is your pages no longer

RE: [WSG] JavaScript and Accessibility

2009-01-20 Thread Chris Taylor
From: Chris Knowles yes, so you still run your code through the validator and make sure it only fails on the ARIA attributes - that way you save yourself a whole lot of trouble. I don't really understand inserting attributes with javascript just so you get a tick from the validator? Maybe

RE: [WSG] JavaScript and Accessibility

2009-01-20 Thread Chris Taylor
-Original Message- From: Chris Knowles does that actually work? My understanding is that one problem ARIA addresses is that when javascript alters the DOM, assistive technologies don't necessarily get notified of the changes. So do they get notified that you've injected ARIA

RE: [WSG] How to hide/show form questions with javascript while meeting WCAG 2?

2009-01-27 Thread Chris Taylor
Toggling the visibility of elements while respecting accessibility is one of the features of Performer (http://performerjs.org). A new site is currently in the works with much better documentation, but if you’re interested in using this drop me a line off-list and I’ll be glad to help. Chris

RE: [WSG] RE: Using background images on submit buttons

2009-06-24 Thread Chris Taylor
On Behalf Of Rachel Radford Sent: 24 June 2009 14:51 Subject: RE: [WSG] RE: Using background images on submit buttons I fear the only proper solution while using .Net is for the HTML that is produced to change! Rachel, have you had a look at the CSS control adapters

RE: [WSG] hr / or CSS3 Border Background

2009-08-10 Thread Chris Taylor
Hi, tee said: However, seeing that HTML 5 has given hr tag a new purpose: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#the-hr-element http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#flow-content-0 quote: The hr element represents a paragraph-level thematic break, e.g. a scene change in a story,

RE: [WSG] Using Fonts

2009-09-14 Thread Chris Taylor
Marvin, Sitepoint have a good article on font stacks which I've found to be a very easy way of making text look quite a bit better: http://www.sitepoint.com/article/eight-definitive-font-stacks/ Regards Chris -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org

RE: [WSG] IE6 Finally Nearing Extinction [STATS]

2010-06-14 Thread Chris Taylor
I have stats from a few websites which show a similar picture: Financial services site (5800 visitors over the last couple of months): Internet Explorer 80.12% Firefox9.52% Safari 5.71% Chrome 3.52% Mozilla0.34% Opera 0.29% And for

RE: [WSG] XHTML or HTML?

2010-11-11 Thread Chris Taylor
From: cat soul Sent: 10 November 2010 23:32 Great! Most everyone else is saying HTML5 is 10 years off and not to code for it, not to worry about it until then. HTML5 as a finished, published spec may be 10 years off, but there are plenty of HTML5 features you can use right now with some

RE: [WSG] XHTML or HTML?

2010-11-11 Thread Chris Taylor
From: David Dorward Sent: 11 November 2010 10:30 On 11 Nov 2010, at 09:18, Chris Taylor wrote: In fact, this is HTML5-style - !doctype html - but will work fine in all browsers (as far as I know). When you come to perform basic QA using a validator, on the other hand, you get very

RE: [WSG] Google 'Alexander Calder' theme

2011-07-22 Thread Chris Taylor
Looking at it in Chrome it's two canvas elements (one for the animation, one for the shadow) with a noscript fallback: canvas id=calder width=400 height=300 style=margin-left: -48px; z-index: 0; cursor: move; /canvas canvas id=calder_shadows width=400 height=300