Re: [WSG] Centering one box in the center of the page with a footer attached

2004-03-23 Thread Lachlan Hardy
I wanted to do something similar - check this out : http://nakijo.vna.com.au Hope that helps - Original Message - From: theGrafixGuy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2004 8:31 AM Subject: RE: [WSG] Centering one box in the center of the page with a

Re: [WSG] Firefox 0.8 bug?

2004-03-24 Thread Lachlan Hardy
suggest it is not solely a browser-specific problem... Cheers, Lachlan Hardy - At 1280 x 1024, the layouts are perfectly centred with no problems. - At 1024 x 768, the layouts are a *little* off-centre to the right. - At 800 x 600, the layouts are a *lot* off-centre to the right

Re: [WSG] A discussion leads to an idea - Dynamic CSS!

2004-04-24 Thread Lachlan Hardy
or colours or whatever. The code rewrites the relevant CSS file(s) and the site changes as per the admin's intent. Whilst it is a limited system, the benefits are good and it doesn't have any of the downsides that others have mentioned so far. Works well for me! Cheers, Lachlan Hardy

Re: [WSG] Is a degree necessary?

2004-05-13 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Gabriel, You're over halfway through an 18 month course. Finish it. You may no longer learn anything of any technical benefit for your plans for future, but a qualification is invaluable in life due to the absurd rules by which society judges your worth. I have a few qualifications that I figure

Re: [WSG] Aligning two DIVs horizontally

2004-04-29 Thread Lachlan Hardy
I thought this would be simple but it's making me feel a bit useless! I'm simply trying to align two DIVs horizontally for the Search form : http://www.streetdaddy.com/wsg/test.html http://www.streetdaddy.com/wsg/domainname.css The div with submit button (green border) always gets stacked

Re: [WSG] Australian Communications Authority

2004-05-02 Thread Lachlan Hardy
That site is admittedly terrible. It has no navigation on the frontpage in Firefox for Win either However, it is not indicative of all Australian government sites. I recently discovered http://www.immi.gov.au when a client cited its previous design (it has been redesigned to conform with the new

Re: [WSG]

2004-05-25 Thread Lachlan Hardy
What the others have mentioned is, of course, pertinent. The following should also help : The law concerned is the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) of 1992. HREOC (Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission) has some good documentation explaining it all. Your best starting point is probably

Re: [WSG]

2004-05-25 Thread Lachlan Hardy
To be honest, I'm not sure. I would guess that it would depend on the court at the time. The only solution I see is making clients sign a form indicating that you have explained their responsibilities to them, that they refuse to honour said responsibilities and that you are completely blameless

Re: [WSG] legal requirements for accessability

2004-05-26 Thread Lachlan Hardy
What about all the redesigns that I don't get because I insist on at least attempting to increase accessibility? What about all the bidding wars I lose because I'm going to take that little bit longer? My clients expect total revision of a page according to some obscence specs to take 20 minutes

Re: [WSG] legal requirements for accessability (bringing clients to the table)

2004-05-26 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Thanks folks for the great responses. I will certainly incorporate some of the things you've mentioned into my business behaviours from now on However, it seems fairly apparent that none of you have encountered the problems I'm talking about (except Marc, I think). Perhaps I wasn't clear enough.

Re: [WSG] new window losing it's anchor place

2004-06-08 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Phillips, Wendy wrote: The page that opens in the new window has a number of anchor links - this is just one of them. I've tried changing to different anchors and the same problem occurs, unless it is the last anchor on the page and there is no where else for the window to shift to. I can only

Re: [WSG] HTML, CSS and Mobiles

2004-06-14 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Chris Stratford wrote: So its incorrectly loading the media for SCREEN... and wont load CSS from one method either... the @import seems not to work... This is fairly typical of small-screen devices. Since most web developers don't use CSS properly yet, and many of those who do don't create

Re: [WSG] Importing hacks into CSS? Whats the point?

2004-06-27 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Tim Lucas wrote: My compromise is to place all hacks for [insert your favourite buggy browser] into it's own CSS file. CSS hack techniques are forever changing. CSS fundamentals are set in stone. I'm with Mike on this. I don't see a benefit. In fact, when I read the article it looked like more

Re: [WSG] Importing hacks into CSS? Whats the point?

2004-06-27 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Nick Gleitzman wrote: There may be an extra file involved, but I know which is faster... Hmmm... I guess it is a case of whatever works for the individual. I don't have a problem with running the search as I comment use of all hacks, so I just find 'hack' and I'm there... So the benefit is

Re: [WSG] xforms

2004-06-30 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Ted Drake wrote: Does anyone know where I can find some information on browser support for xforms and how to style them with css? I know the w3c has some information but my head starts spinning whenever I go to their pages. I found this site, but it doesn't mention support and styling.

Re: [WSG] Disapearing list in Firefox 0.9

2004-07-01 Thread Lachlan Hardy
CHAUDHRY, Bhuvnesh wrote: I have just put the test page on a web server. The URL is: http://www.rba.gov.au/BC_Test/overview.jsp As indicated by both Mordechai and Ben, you should really validate your code before asking for help. It is an easy, automated way of pointing out potential bug sources

Re: [WSG] Disapearing list in Firefox 0.9

2004-07-01 Thread Lachlan Hardy
My stupid, uncaffeinated self just wrote: 'id' is only to be used once on each page, whereas 'class' may be used repeatedly (or only once). Despite proof-reading it twice, I missed a major blunder : I was referring to each specific 'id', such as nav. Therefore the sentence should have read:

Re: [WSG] Sportwear/fashion sites using web standards

2004-07-14 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Hill, Tim wrote: http://www.onetruefit.com/ - Lee Jeans, and an interview with the design guy http://www.webstandards.org/learn/interviews/rcarver/ His company has more in the portfolio section as well. http://www.lookandfeel.com/ After reading that interview, I'm a bit dark on this... Carver

Re: [WSG] A California meeting? was Brisbane July Meeting - Report

2004-07-19 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Sean Corfield wrote: Question to Peter - is the city/state level membership information available in aggregate so we can figure out what might work for regional US meetings? Well, I wouldn't dare speak for Peter, but the member location list he indicated previously in this discussion -

Re: [WSG] technique of converting to tablefree layout

2004-07-21 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Lea de Groot wrote: What are people's preferred techniques for 'screen scraping' existing sites to get the text from a tag-soup table layout? When a page has copious links and such, simply copying the text from the browser doesn't always give enough content to be a useful quick method. I do the

Re: [WSG] Comment syntax in external javascript files?

2004-07-21 Thread Lachlan Hardy
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: script type=text/javascript src=thing.js/script I do it as per Dan's example above. It validates as XHTML 1.0 Strict and I haven't identified any problems with it Cheers, Lachlan * The discussion list for

Re: [WSG] Web Accessability, SEO, Bookmarking - mod_rewrite

2004-07-25 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Lee Roberts wrote: That is what I use. Of course the directories and filenames are different, but you get the idea. I often just use a base tag. http://www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_base.asp Although, I very rarely see other people use it. Since it has come up, why don't folks use this tag?

Re: [WSG] Web Accessability, SEO, Bookmarking - mod_rewrite

2004-07-25 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Neerav wrote: If you use a base tag than you cant run a local mirror of sites for testing. Eg: I run Apache/PHP/MySQL etc on my pc to make sure everything is running fine before I upload to the clients FTP server Sure, you can. I just generate the base tag I was thinking there must be some other

Re: [WSG] Web Accessability, SEO, Bookmarking - mod_rewrite

2004-07-25 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Kay Smoljak wrote: I use the base tag for my Fusebox/ColdFusion sites, which use SES (search engine safe) style URLS - ie, the urls are in the format www.example.com/foo/bar/ rather than www.example.com?foo=bar. In this situation, the relative links no longer make sense, which is where the base

Re: [WSG] Can someone reproduce these issues for me please?

2004-08-16 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Seona Bellamy wrote: * On pages like About Us and Contact Details, the centre banner apparently stays stuck at the top of the screen (i.e., the content of the page disappears under it as you scroll, and it's always on screen). Does anyone else get this problem? I don't. More importantly, if anyone

Re: [WSG] accessible audio-visual content

2004-09-12 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Sheri German wrote: Just remember to add a link to download the free QT plugin, and you'll be good to go. But then you get folks like me who refuse to install QT because it is annoying (although not quite as bad as RealPlayer). If I come across a site that only uses .mov files, I simply leave.

Re: [WSG] accessible audio-visual content

2004-09-12 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Patrick H. Lauke wrote: Lachlan Hardy wrote: I've never had to provide video online, but surely you can just use one of the generic video file types that every player recognises? I just knew that was going to get me in trouble... Unless I'm mistaken, there are many video players that can play MOV

Re: [WSG] Strange style behaviour in IE

2004-09-15 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Anura wrote: What happens is that once the page has loaded, if you scroll down and then scroll up again, the styles are then displayed. Hit refresh, and they disappear again. Also, I notice that hitting the ALT key makes those styles disappear. I haven't checked, but it sounds a lot like the

Re: [WSG] Miles to go before I sleep....

2004-09-15 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Ted Drake wrote: Here's my first question. In firefox win it looks fine. In IE, I have about 10-15px margin between the topnav and the content div. I've played with the margin on the topmenu and that does have an impact. I've made the gap smaller by defining the margin on topmenu, but it still

Re: [WSG] FYI: article on making your ASP.NET pages XHTML valid

2004-10-12 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Ryan Nichols wrote: If anyone is interested, I have done the same thing using another method. Instead of relying on text search and replace, you can just create your own HTMLTextWriter. I use XHTMLTextWriter when I want to write XHTML, and the standard when I don't. It's a wee bit more robust that

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-05 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Apparently I too browse in a very similar manner to Wayne, I open just about every link in a new tab. Back when I used IE, I opened them in a new window (Shift+Click was a wonderful thing, now it's Ctrl+Click) However, I totally disapprove of opening links in a new window for one reason only:

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-05 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Apparently I too browse in a very similar manner to Wayne, I open just about every link in a new tab. Back when I used IE, I opened them in a new window (Shift+Click was a wonderful thing, now it's Ctrl+Click) However, I totally disapprove of opening links in a new window for one reason only:

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-06 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Ryan Nichols wrote: The reason you would want to usa a 'popup' is for contextual information. Usually this is in more of a web application scenario than a website per-se. So you have to think more broadly in the term of website than serving documents with content in them (ala 'surfing').

Re: [WSG] Is XHTML harmful?

2004-10-06 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Manuel González Noriega wrote: You learn that you should validate anything before making it live (just like you'd spell-check and proofread anything before going to publication in the print world, for instance). ;) Hmmm... I started writing a reply a few hours ago and events overtook me. Still,

Re: [WSG] Zeroing default padding/margin

2004-10-17 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Nick Lo wrote: I was just reading the article excerpted below and was curious as to how many on the list have used this technique of initially setting all padding and margins to 0 and if so how successful was it? Well, I've used it a few times since I read that article and it rocks In the

Re: [WSG] Web Design for PDA?

2004-10-18 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Isabel Santos wrote: It seams to me that the pda is trying to render the normal css (principalquasar40.css) and not the pda's one - 01pda.css (where the central column should occupy all the screen not showing any body background and widths should be mutch smaller). Unfortunately this is almost

Re: [WSG] Foreign Translations

2004-10-19 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Jason Foss wrote: The easy way is to make an image out of the translation and pop that there - but I don't want to do that for obvious reasons!!! I'm reading a bit about character sets and encoding, but it's all a bit abstract at this point. Any experiences or how-to references would be much

Re: [WSG] Footer Solution

2004-11-11 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Chris Kennon wrote: Have I arrived at the semantically correct solution for placing the footer. Also before beginning the typographic positioning , does the core CSS have semantic credence. I'm not sure that I quite understand your questions, Chris I can't see how semantics have a place in the

Re: [WSG] The Lindsay Method, version 2

2004-11-15 Thread Lachlan Hardy
As Dejan and Christian indicated, the validator automatically assumes use of CSS 2.0 However, using the advanced interface allows you to choose which version you would like to validate against. In the case of Lindsay's site, validating against CSS 3.0 removes some of the errors - the

Re: [WSG] converting WORD text into clean XHTML

2004-11-22 Thread Lachlan Hardy
john wrote: I'm wondering if there's some easy (and free) way to convert text from a WORD document into clean XHTML that retains the formatting. If you have Dreamweaver, try using the 'Clean Up Word HTML Tool'. Then 'Convert to XHTML'. Any gunk left over after that is easily cleaned out using a

Re: [WSG] converting WORD text into clean XHTML

2004-11-22 Thread Lachlan Hardy
john wrote: I'm wondering if there's some easy (and free) way to convert text from a WORD document into clean XHTML that retains the formatting. Another addition: I just remembered that recent versions of Word allow you to save as HTML, Filtered. This is MS-speak for removing all Office

Re: [WSG] why oh why

2004-11-23 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Web Usability wrote: A friend of mine came across this site yesterday and when he accessed it with Firefox he got nothing but code on the screen. http://www.ceinternet.com.au/site/index.htm Roger, As others have said, the problem is the 'text/plain' I've noted that

Re: [WSG] double space after period

2005-02-09 Thread Lachlan Hardy
john wrote: Forgive me if this doesn't specifically relate to standards, but perhaps it does. I'm simply wondering about the grammatically-correct double space after a period. For years, it's never mattered to me, but I have a client who is a stickler for this sort of thing, and he asked if I

Re: [WSG] double space after period

2005-02-09 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Wayne Godfrey wrote: This isn't a matter of grammar or standards, it's a matter of correct use of punctuation. With the thought process that's being put forth here, would you also put double spaces before and after an em dash? What about commas, quote marks, and all other forms of

Re: [WSG] CSS3.0

2005-02-17 Thread Lachlan Hardy
ByteDreams wrote: I'm a newbie, I admit, so allow me to ask a dumb question. Are there any browsers currently supporting some of these CSS3 modules? I sure would like to try some experimental stuff with these tags if there are... Try Blake Scarborough's piece from last November: Looking Around

Re: [WSG] Simple 2 column layout?

2005-03-16 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Stevio wrote: What is the simplest way to layout 2 columns? Nothing fancy, just a bit of content in each one. No background colour. You didn't ask for header and footer, but if you don't want them just remove... HTML: body div id=header...some header content.../div div id=somecol...some

Re: [WSG] Simple 2 column layout?

2005-03-17 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Stevio wrote: To expand on the simple 2 column layout, how can I have a fixed width left column (for navigation) and a right column that fills the rest of the space. This is achieved in tables by setting the left cell to, for example, 150 width, and the right column to 100%. Despite my strong

Re: [WSG] Simple 2 column layout?

2005-03-18 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Stevio wrote: - Original Message - From: Lachlan Hardy Despite my strong disapproval of fixed width (I know, I know, the redesign is coming), the following works for me Do you object to a column being a fixed width? I understand your objection to a fixed width overall layout, but why

Re: [WSG] Styling Forms

2005-04-04 Thread Lachlan Hardy
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, it seems that styling the actual form elements is the way to go, and certainly appears to be ideal for simple forms. I use FIELDSET, FORM etc as per other people's suggestions above, but my personal favourite is wrapping the relevant form field inside the LABEL

Re: [WSG] Styling Forms

2005-04-05 Thread Lachlan Hardy
G'day folks Firstly, apologies to Chris for not noticing that he'd already referred Mario to Cameron's article Secondly, Drew's points: It may make styling easier but incorporating form controls in labels has a different meaning than associating a label and a form control. For one thing, it

Re: [WSG] Styling the legend tag in a fieldset

2005-04-07 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Phil Baines wrote: http://www.themaninblue.com/experiment/InForm/fieldset.htm : would you say that there is no way to style a legend so that it is not ON the border of the fieldset? It looks like The Man in Blue used a H3. There must be a way of styling Legends like this. G'day Phil, if you read

[WSG] I18n - Traditional Simplified Chinese in an English web site

2005-04-11 Thread Lachlan Hardy
G'day folks! A query for those with some experience in using multiple languages in their sites: In a site that is predominantly English, select pages have been translated into both Simplified and Traditional Chinese. Each page contains a link where users are able to indicate their preferred

Re: [WSG] I18n - Traditional Simplified Chinese in an English web site

2005-04-11 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Juergen Auer wrote: try to save the html-file as UTF-8 and use the chinese letters directly. And add meta http-equiv=content-type content=text/html; charset=utf-8 / Your solution can't work if the page is saved as Ascii / 256 Bit. Sorry, should have mentioned that. Yes, the page is UTF-8 (by

Re: [WSG] I18n - Traditional Simplified Chinese in an English web site

2005-04-11 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Well, this will teach me not to send messages to the list without proper sleep. I'll try and explain the situation a bit better: The Chinese (both Traditional and Simplified) was encoded in UTF-8 and is displayed as UTF-8. It shows up fine for me in Firefox. It shows up fine in IE, if the code

Re: [WSG] Brisbane, last night

2005-04-18 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Lea de Groot wrote: Last night's Brisbane meeting was a roaring success. Our new venue at the Library was great, with the only downside being no internet connection. It seems Brisbane's standard is the leading edge - an interstate visitor tells us we are far ahead of Melbourne in catering.

Re: [WSG] a required field marker in forms

2005-04-26 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Peter Ottery wrote: 1) I'm curious if the use of an asterix to indicate a required field, and the way I've done it, is ok accessibility-wise or if theres anything else i could/should do...? G'day Pete I've recently undertaken the same work myself. I'm beginning to undertake a very OO approach to

Re: [WSG] Javascript - the last piece of the puzzle

2005-05-03 Thread Lachlan Hardy
russ - maxdesign wrote: The Sydney Web Standards meeting went well tonight with about 33 people present. I just want to say thank you to the Sydney crew for making a Ballarat boy feel welcome. You guys really have an excellent atmosphere and the meeting was a lot of fun - as was the sojourn at

Re: [WSG] Formatting tables

2005-05-10 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Hope Stewart wrote: For example, instead of table cellpadding=8 summary=This is a table of products and prices. I left out the cellpadding attribute in the table tag and added this to my style sheet: td { padding: 0.5em 5px 2em 0; } but it didn't work. G'day Hope, Typically, that padding

Re: [WSG] mutli language websites

2005-05-16 Thread Lachlan Hardy
sam sherlock wrote: I would also appreciate any links to web standard sites using multiple languages? Still doing some under-the-hood work on this one to bring it up to speed, but you can check out http://www.liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au/ to see the site I was pestering the list about a month or

Re: [WSG] label tag wrapping around checkbox

2005-05-23 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Peter Ottery wrote: if you had part of a form that had a checkbox that when checked enabled a file upload input, how would you mark that up? G'day Pete I think your wrapping of the labels is appropriate, but I'd probably include a fieldset to surround the lot - indicating their relationship

Re: [WSG] Style PRE with word wrap?

2005-05-31 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Vaska.WSG wrote: I've been reading around (via Google) and I find others with similar problems but no solution. Is there a solution to this? Whenever I present code in a page, I use something similar to the method Simon Willison put forward by in July 2002:

Re: [WSG] Sydney and Melbourne WSG meetings tonight

2005-06-08 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Peter Firminger wrote: I only have 8 RSVPs for Sydney so far? We have 12 for Melbourne so far, but I'd like more! Nigel is an fervent speaker. If you're in Melbourne and you're not coming tonight - you are crazy! Or just not geeky enough ;) Cheers Lachlan

Re: [WSG] Mac IE hack and CSS validation

2005-07-05 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Bruce Gilbert wrote: *htmlbody #wrapper_inner{ width:750px; background-color:#036; padding:0; margin:0; } the * causes to CSS to not validate due to a parsing error. Is there any way around this?? From a future-proofing perspective, I recommend you try Tantek's IE5/Mac Band Pass Filter:

Re: [WSG] Mac IE hack and CSS validation

2005-07-05 Thread Lachlan Hardy
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: is a chain of descendant selectors (with the '' representing a direct parentchild pair), what could possibly be the parent of html ? According to spec, nothing. However all versions (AFAIK) of IE, both Win and Mac, render their DOM with an anonymous parent to the

Re: [WSG] web standards detection - is it possible?

2005-07-13 Thread Lachlan Hardy
russ - maxdesign wrote: I remember the information, as it was a surprising statement, but not the specifics. I seem to recall Doug Bowman saying something similar about the Wired redesign at Web Essentials last year. I've hunted around on the web for a reference, but can't find an article

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

2005-09-07 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Herrod, Lisa wrote: I'm starting to see a new reality show... something like 'Rock school' but it would be called 'standards school' Well, although it bears no relation to Sydney, or indeed, tertiary education, there is a high school in Victoria teaching standards-based web design. As I

Re: [WSG] Tables - a challenge!

2005-09-07 Thread Lachlan Hardy
designer wrote: OK, I don't use tables, except for tabular data. I've been doing this standards stuff for for just one year and there is only one place where I use a table for layout, and that is to put something (div, or whatever) slap bang in the middle of the screen, both vertically and

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

2005-09-07 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Seona Bellamy wrote: I can't see why it wouldn't be the same for teachers. I mean, English and Literature teachers need to read the texts they will be taking their class through so that they are familiar with the material. When the way of approaching mathematics changed (my mother has told

Re: [WSG] WE05

2005-10-02 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Katrina wrote: Who has ever seen a div with a class of header? Why not use a header (eg.h1) element? I may not have understood that. I may have misheard that. I'm sorry if I did. Aren't the header tags reserved for text? Is it acceptable form to place non-textual elements only inside of

[WSG] CHISIG Seminar Sydney 04.10

2005-10-02 Thread Lachlan Hardy
G'day folks, my colleague Gian Sampson-Wild had some issues posting this to the list so I'm forwarding it on her behalf. As such, apologies for the late notice: From: Gian Sampson-Wild Sent: Saturday, 1 October 2005 7:17 PM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org'

Re: [WSG] Set min-width using DOM

2005-10-20 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Christian Montoya wrote: OK, now you have me very excited. Does this go in external stylesheets? How's the support for IE browsers? Other browsers? Tell me more. G'day Christian, The expression code that Paul used (and which I often use myself) is proprietary to Microsoft. IE allows some

Re: [WSG] jump menu method

2005-11-20 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Patrick H. Lauke wrote: kvnmcwebn wrote: My big concerns: how to make these jump menus standards and seo friendly? As others have mentioned, there are various usability issues. However, in these circumstances (insistent clients etc) we usually build the menu out of an unordered list then

Re: [WSG] jump menu method

2005-11-20 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Herrod, Lisa wrote: can you send a link to an example of one of these? Try this one: http://www.business.vic.gov.au/ Hopefully, you'll forgive the lack of validation - not our implementation, although I'm sure it'll get there eventually Cheers Lachlan

Re: [WSG] jump menu method

2005-11-21 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Terrence Wood wrote: where's the map? I'm sorry, I thought Lisa wanted an example of the unordered list conversion to dropdown list ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See

Re: [WSG] jump menu method

2005-11-21 Thread Lachlan Hardy
kvnmcwebn wrote: Nice script. What sort of attribution would you like if I borrow it? It is brilliant Lachlan i'd like to use it to if you don't mind. Well, shucks, guys. Like I said, I didn't write it. I've just checked with a colleague, and as far as we can recall (this was months ago)

Moral High-horse - was Re: [WSG] Failed Redesign and the Media

2006-01-30 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Christian Montoya wrote: Please send Clear Blue Day another e-mail and ask them if they have any dinosaurs in their office. This is not intended as an attack on Christian, nor anyone else. Not at all. I'm dead serious on that However, the comment above has reminded me of an attitude I see

Re: [WSG] dl v table for form layout

2007-05-22 Thread Lachlan Hardy
refrain from using such examples in future. It may not be offensive to you but I'm sure you can see how it's inappropriate for this list If we can return to a discussion I was quite enjoying (using some different examples) that'd be great. If not, consider this thread closed Lachlan Hardy WSG Core

Re: [WSG] Australian University webpage reviews and WANAU membership

2007-05-24 Thread Lachlan Hardy
standards and close-related topics. I would prefer this was done in a friendly helpful manner. The list rules *require* that this is done politely and professionally Keep this in mind Thanks Lachlan Hardy *** List Guidelines: http

Re: [WSG] W3C HTML Validation of an Intranet site

2008-06-19 Thread Lachlan Hardy
If you have the capacity, I advise installing your own local copy. Instructions are available from the W3C: http://validator.w3.org/docs/install.html There are similar instructions for the CSS validator: http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/DOWNLOAD.html Thanks! Lachlan Hardy