RE: [WSG]Font support chart?

2003-10-01 Thread Mark Stanton
Mark, is that a promotion in your footer? No my business card has had that on it for a few years - its just that I've been told the my old sig was no longer cutting it Cheers Mark __ Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956

RE: [WSG] Targeting IE5

2003-10-09 Thread Mark Stanton
with this is that if you are that interested in making your content accessible - why use flash in the first place? But if you have to use flash this browser sniffing is the lesser of two evils. Cheers Mark __ Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201

[WSG] Firebird bug?

2003-10-23 Thread Mark Stanton
dldefinition list 1/dl h2subheading 2/h2 dldefinition list 2/dl and I am trying to control the top margin on the h2s. The first one is fine, but the second one will not react to any of the changes. Any ideas welcome... Cheers Mark __ Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956

RE: [WSG] Firebird bug? Oh nos, not semantics!

2003-10-23 Thread Mark Stanton
this, but my gut feel is that dl/dd/dt is cool for name/value pairs of *any* sort, even if you are not defining a term. Cheers Mark __ Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] HTML 4.01 vs XHTML 1.0 ?

2003-10-23 Thread Mark Stanton
ever one step away. The correct doctype for your run of the mill HTML document is HTML 4.1! Cheers Mark __ Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Firebird bug? Oh nos, not semantics!

2003-10-23 Thread Mark Stanton
to be pig headed until I can be persuaded otherwise. Cheers Mark __ Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http

[WSG] Zeldman's Style vs Design

2003-10-24 Thread Mark Stanton
If you can pursuade them to read zeldman, bowman and shea everyday they will learn heaps without even trying. Cheers Mark __ Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] CMS question

2003-10-27 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey Tonico Welcome to the list. Cheers Mark __ Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

[WSG] Are standards useful? - Web Standards discussed on Web Master World

2003-11-04 Thread Mark Stanton
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[WSG] OT: multiple IE versions

2003-11-06 Thread Mark Stanton
/94.php Enjoy... Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

[WSG] OT: google deskbar

2003-11-09 Thread Mark Stanton
The line between the internet the desktop just got slightly greyer http://toolbar.google.com/deskbar/ Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] html encryption tool

2003-11-12 Thread Mark Stanton
standards compliance. Turn off javascript and you get a blank page.. Why anyone would want to encrypt html or css is beyond me + half their listed key benefits are complete misrepresentations (lies). dumb, dumb, dumb, dumb Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director

RE: [WSG] html encryption tool

2003-11-13 Thread Mark Stanton
One of the *features* of this product IS banning right click events! Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion

RE: [WSG] A few interesting articles...

2003-11-18 Thread Mark Stanton
, view, tools, window, help, etc.. the ordering is very consistent that so are the options (you always know file will have things like new, open, save and exit). If this could be carried over to the web I think it would help users work out a fair bit. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton

RE: [WSG] A few interesting articles...

2003-11-19 Thread Mark Stanton
there have been some big issues with connectivity over the past few days. Quick poll - can anyone else get to it? Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

[WSG] Russ strikes again

2003-12-02 Thread Mark Stanton
I swear /. is next. http://www.webstandards.org/buzz/archive/2003_12.html#a000259 Can you spell T_tal W_rld D_mination? Well done Russ, keep up the mighty fine work. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956

RE: [WSG] Scrollbar Colouring...

2003-12-02 Thread Mark Stanton
Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

RE: [WSG] Browser Test

2003-12-04 Thread Mark Stanton
in Moz first then test in IE. It is really much easier than doing it the other way around. Get your hands on a copy of Firebird, its actually a really good nice to use browser. Overall Chris I think you're making some good progress - keep it up. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton

RE: [WSG] center align

2003-12-07 Thread Mark Stanton
to the browser window (i.e. 80% of the available width). Apart from that you're method is fine. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

[WSG] MAC ie5 vs ie5.5

2003-12-07 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey all Does anyone know of any resources regarding IE 5 vs IE 5.5 on Mac. I've got a client who uses a MAC I want to know if upgrading his browser will fix the problems. Thanks in advance. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob

RE: [WSG] form input [Virus checkedAU]

2003-12-09 Thread Mark Stanton
Or apply a class to it. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

[WSG] Hours of thrilling reading from the W3C

2003-12-09 Thread Mark Stanton
Types, character encoding, namespaces, content/presentation and all that. Even if you just skim this document and read the guidelines in boxes you'll get the general idea of it all. - http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-webarch-20031209/ Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director

RE: [WSG] px em pt ???

2003-12-09 Thread Mark Stanton
. Perfect case of theoretical accessibility vs. real life accessibility. Using pt for fonts on the web is a mistake. Points are a unit for measuring fonts on paper and do not adapt well to the complexities of screen resolution, etc.. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director

RE: [WSG] px em pt ???

2003-12-09 Thread Mark Stanton
of tweaking. In general we manage to get a pretty good level of accuracy across the browsers we test in. However it does take more time than using pixel's to get it right. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http

RE: [WSG] The 5th pillar - was Fixed Width Design

2003-12-11 Thread Mark Stanton
returned by the server, where possible. This response is cacheable unless indicated otherwise. Seamless end user experience + proxies spiders and other clients understand what is happening. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410

RE: [WSG] Fixed Width Design

2003-12-11 Thread Mark Stanton
and its a url on this guys site. No structure as such but still... http://www.ftrain.com/PaulFord.html http://www.ftrain.com/Role.html http://www.ftrain.com/Place.html Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http

RE: [WSG] do people still use bookmarks?

2003-12-11 Thread Mark Stanton
- CVSMonitor - Webmin - Useful Tools - Google Sets - lipsum.com I use a heaps of these everyday. Don't know what I would do without folders in the links toolbar. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical

RE: [WSG] do people still use bookmarks?

2003-12-12 Thread Mark Stanton
URL's change With all due respect Gary... http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI.html (look for I didn't think URLs have to be persistent - that was URNs) Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http

RE: [WSG] Small bug

2004-01-05 Thread Mark Stanton
the problem -- -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

RE: [WSG] how would I do this?

2004-01-06 Thread Mark Stanton
. That's the theory anyway - will be interested to see if it works... Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list

RE: [WSG] good coding app

2004-01-08 Thread Mark Stanton
Homesite (+ topstyle if I'm stuck). Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http

RE: [WSG] Web Editor?

2004-01-11 Thread Mark Stanton
I'd have to go with you on this one Taco - Ektron's Ewebeditpro (http://www.ektron.com/web-content-editors.aspx) is currently the best of a bad lot. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http

RE: [WSG] Web Editor?

2004-01-11 Thread Mark Stanton
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RE: [WSG] Percentages

2004-01-12 Thread Mark Stanton
ul ul { font-size: 100%; } so everytime you hit a nested ul you reset your size to 100%. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] DIV not displaying as I want, browser IE6

2004-01-12 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey Taco Have you thought about using a class on the body tag to identify that specific page write custom rules for it. I have found that this is often useful in solving similar problems. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410

RE: [WSG] DIV not displaying as I want, browser IE6

2004-01-12 Thread Mark Stanton
thoughts on which?). This just makes it super simple to write in that odd exception, without hacking at the content itself. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] ordered list for events

2004-01-13 Thread Mark Stanton
Hi Peter This really looks like a valid use for the infamous table tag to me. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Recommended CSS navigation code?

2004-01-14 Thread Mark Stanton
The CUE templates have an interesting one - not perfect but has some strong points. http://www.qld.gov.au/web/cue/template/ Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com attachment

[WSG] Mozilla 1.6 is out!

2004-01-16 Thread Mark Stanton
http://www.mozilla.org/releases/#1.6 Looks like most of the enhancements have been in the mail client, but that url hack that affected both IE Moz has also been fixed. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956

RE: [WSG] Rave or Valid point

2004-01-18 Thread Mark Stanton
defaults are generally the better option in this case, however I will use pointer when I have a onclick event on something. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Rave or Valid point

2004-01-18 Thread Mark Stanton
What do reckon it does represent then? The pointer that is. From the spec (http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/ui.html#cursor-props): pointer The cursor is a pointer that indicates a link. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410

[WSG] more usable forms

2004-01-22 Thread Mark Stanton
Nice article on making forms a bit nicer. http://www.sitepoint.com/article/1273 Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] more usable forms

2004-01-22 Thread Mark Stanton
/resourcecat15.cfm. Lastly Dive into Accessibility goes into a bit more detail about label - http://diveintoaccessibility.org/day_28_labeling_form_elements.html Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http

RE: [WSG] more usable forms

2004-01-22 Thread Mark Stanton
principle whenever javascript is used. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

RE: [WSG] Some links for Friday afternoon...

2004-01-22 Thread Mark Stanton
on a search for website design sydney australia. The guy is a genius but he is an American guitarist not an Australian web developer. All I can say now is content, content, quality content... we have none. We build sites, we don't write essays. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical

RE: [WSG] Image Replacement Methods

2004-01-26 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey Chris Can you double check that URL - looks broken. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http

RE: [WSG] New CMS / Framework

2004-01-28 Thread Mark Stanton
http://demo.daemon.com.au/ I do understand where both you Mike are coming from, I guess I just wonder how often a particular problem needs to be solved... Having said that, it looks like Mike has had a lot more experience with it than I have. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton

RE: [WSG] document type does not allow element error

2004-01-29 Thread Mark Stanton
up you get a message that looks a lot like your one (document type does not allow element X here). However that message is cryptic to the point of being nonsense, so we'll have to see your code to be able to give you a proper answer. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical

Reading DTDs - WAS: RE: [WSG] document type does not allow element error

2004-01-29 Thread Mark Stanton
://www.ldodds.com/delta/dtd_guide.html http://archive.devx.com/projectcool/developer/xmlz/xmldtd/reading.html#paren t-child Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com smime.p7s Description: S/MIME

RE: [WSG] Flowchart using CSS

2004-02-02 Thread Mark Stanton
in the longdesc attribute. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

RE: [WSG] Programmer's Challenge [Virus checkedAU]

2004-02-03 Thread Mark Stanton
Sounds like another job for Google's pigeons... http://www.google.com/technology/pigeonrank.html Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Second try with [a name]

2004-02-04 Thread Mark Stanton
So yes empty a's are fine. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com http://www.gruden.com/ * The discussion list for http

RE: [WSG] Strange IE5 Mac rendering - should be right now!

2004-02-05 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey Martin We use host headers to run multiple sites from the 1 IP address so this is not an option :( Anyway I think the DNS has resolved now, but if it hasn't you can try http://basketsgalore.gruden.com. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel

RE: [WSG] Strange IE5 Mac rendering

2004-02-05 Thread Mark Stanton
Thanks Chris Width on the para fixed it. Kinda odd though isn't it? Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Special Sydney WSG Meeting!

2004-02-05 Thread Mark Stanton
. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

RE: [WSG] W3C VALIDATORS

2004-02-08 Thread Mark Stanton
- the author should NOT force this down their throats. The Internet should be a user's medium not an author's medium. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Help with a bit of code plz

2004-02-09 Thread Mark Stanton
Cols is the number of column that you want in your text areas (similar to rows) and depending on your doctype - it may be required. So if you want 50 columns in your text areas you have to add cols=50. hth Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel

RE: [WSG] Tenth AIMIA Awards announced

2004-02-10 Thread Mark Stanton
2821/page2.html Adobe seem to have dumped this little gem from their site :( Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Tenth AIMIA Awards announced

2004-02-10 Thread Mark Stanton
don't know. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

[WSG] Cache Tutorial

2004-02-16 Thread Mark Stanton
Very nice thorough article on how web caching works and how it can be used wisely. http://www.mnot.net/cache_docs/ Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Cache Tutorial

2004-02-16 Thread Mark Stanton
to test the results out. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

RE: [WSG] Can a list have one item?

2004-02-16 Thread Mark Stanton
on this one !ELEMENT ul (li)+ A+ = A must occur one or more times. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion

RE: [WSG] WHYYY??? WHYYYY???

2004-02-16 Thread Mark Stanton
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RE: [WSG] Cache Tutorial

2004-02-17 Thread Mark Stanton
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RE: [WSG] Aural Property in CSS2???

2004-02-18 Thread Mark Stanton
of interesting stuff in there. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

RE: [WSG] Aural Property in CSS2???

2004-02-18 Thread Mark Stanton
? cringe/ + If you really need sound - don't have it play automatically. Make the user click a play button or something. (Just a personal opinion). Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http

RE: [WSG] XHTML Basic 1.0

2004-02-25 Thread Mark Stanton
guess these guys weren't keen to have to support all the features of XHTML when people only really use about 30% of it. The emphasis in DENG is that its very light weight - so this kind of makes sense. Basic is there to cater to this type of scenario. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton

RE: [WSG] A bit OT: Narrrgh - pulling out hair

2004-02-26 Thread Mark Stanton
loaded into the movie? I don't know enough about flash https to be able to say more than that though. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] A bit OT: Narrrgh - pulling out hair

2004-02-26 Thread Mark Stanton
Think about it - if I made a page that was https then had an iframe that was http from another server The user thinks they are getting https but in fact they are not. IE does go over the top though - anything linked will do it (images, etc..). Cheers Mark -- Mark

RE: [WSG] Table style definition lists

2004-03-01 Thread Mark Stanton
have a fix for it, I'm just trying to help illustrate the problem. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion

RE: [WSG] Table style definition lists

2004-03-01 Thread Mark Stanton
Mate - I've been looking at br hr - but I've got to ask myself why bother with definition lists at all if I've got to hack to get it to look right. Thanks for all your help - I think its time to go back to tables vertical alignment :( Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton

RE: [WSG] Table style definition lists

2004-03-02 Thread Mark Stanton
to break out in cold sweats. There were so many people at MXDU that I wanted to meet but never got the chance. Maybe next year it'll run for a week :) Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http

[WSG] The AIMIA Awards

2004-03-03 Thread Mark Stanton
by looking for our feedback, I'm sure we can make a valuable contribution here. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion

RE: [WSG] Purpose of this mailing list

2004-03-09 Thread Mark Stanton
and one for implementation issues? Anyway its an open issue at the moment - we're still trying to find the right mix. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Purpose of this mailing list

2004-03-09 Thread Mark Stanton
is ok). I'm not meaning to be harsh but we need to be considerate of those that are concerned about mail volume. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

[WSG] More links for light reading

2004-03-10 Thread Mark Stanton
How to debug CSS: http://www.mezzoblue.com/archives/2004/03/10/css_problems/index.php Google goes anti semantic (h1's are to easily abused): http://www.sitepoint.com/article/brandy-google-update Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956

RE: [WSG] Definition list wish

2004-03-10 Thread Mark Stanton
-html/2002Aug/thread.html#240 Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ *

RE: [WSG] opinions on use of css shorthand properties

2004-03-12 Thread Mark Stanton
redundant because they are the default values. Unless you have reset these values previously, you don't need to set them to their default values. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Usability Week 2004

2004-03-16 Thread Mark Stanton
and helping your staff. Now where's that rock I was hiding under Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com * The discussion

RE: [WSG] css from photoshop file?

2004-03-18 Thread Mark Stanton
be fine. If they design it like a brouchure or a CDROM you're in big trouble. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Serving XHTML as application/xhtml+xml

2004-03-23 Thread Mark Stanton
of the more responsible ones at the moment. I still don't think its worth the effort though. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458 201 Fax: 9956 8433 http://www.gruden.com

RE: [WSG] Serving XHTML as application/xhtml+xml

2004-03-24 Thread Mark Stanton
not anti XHTML in any way - I've followed its development closely for a couple of years am very excited about the possibilities that has opened up. I don't feel the web is ready for it yet. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410

[WSG] CSS the Linux documentation project

2004-03-29 Thread Mark Stanton
http://ask.slashdot.org/askslashdot/04/03/30/0041253.shtml?tid=106tid=126t id=185tid=95 Very interesting - even if just to demonstrate how little most people understand about CSS. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: 9956 6388 Mob: 0410 458

RE: [WSG] XHTML Form + Label - Errors

2004-04-19 Thread Mark Stanton
:/label input id=name name=name type=text //p plabel for=emailEmail Address:/label input id=email name=emailtype=text //p You should be right! Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: +61 2 9299 9462 Fax: +61 2 9299 9463 Mob: +61 410 458 201 http

RE: [WSG] XHTML Form + Label - Errors

2004-04-19 Thread Mark Stanton
need to know is at w3c.org, it just takes time trying to understand it all. Cheers Mark -- Mark Stanton Technical Director Gruden Pty Ltd Tel: +61 2 9299 9462 Fax: +61 2 9299 9463 Mob: +61 410 458 201 http://www.gruden.com

Re: [WSG] HTML/XHTML, CSS Validation Tools on Linux !

2004-05-08 Thread Mark Stanton
I know the W3C validator is available as a Debian package (the link checker is also part of the package) - we've got it running locally here. The source of the HTML CSS validators are available if thats the sort of thing you are looking for. http://validator.w3.org/source/

Re: [WSG] HTML/XHTML, CSS Validation Tools on Linux !

2004-05-08 Thread Mark Stanton
Sorry - one other thing I forgot to mention... Tidy: http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/ http://tidy.sourceforge.net/ Cheers Mark * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm

[WSG] XHTML considered useful

2004-05-04 Thread Mark Stanton
Well at least someone has found a use for it - http://diveintomark.org/archives/2004/05/02/user-friendly-feeds Cheers Mark PS Sorry for being a troll, but i couldn't resist - please take it in good humour. * The discussion list for

Re: [WSG] XML Includes?

2004-04-29 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey Scott The doctype that you are using: !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd; doesn't contain the elements that you are using in your code: window titlebarmycontent/titlebar contentmycontent/content /window ...so your

Re: [WSG] Improved digest format

2004-04-29 Thread Mark Stanton
I believe there is an Atom feed that you might find more useful. Most blog readers should handle it. http://discuss.webstandardsgroup.org/atom.xml Cheers Mark * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See

Re: [WSG] Compliant tree menu

2004-04-29 Thread Mark Stanton
There is some pretty nice code available at http://www.qld.gov.au/web/cue/template/implementations.html that sounds close to what you want. It doesn't remember last state but it does generate some very nice tight simple markup, works across a range of browers and degrades well in the absences of

Re: [WSG] New Site launch: Jands

2004-04-29 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey Peter I haven't checked it out in depth, but I just wanted to say that from the quick glance I had, it looks stunning the code is pretty sharp to boot. Big congratulations! Cheers Mark * The discussion list for

Re: [WSG] Question on javascript

2004-05-05 Thread Mark Stanton
I agree with Ryan - coding for specific browsers is a futile excerise. We do use javascript quite a bit but its usually to provide additional funcitonality to users who are able to handle it. The empahsis is on people still being able to use the site without javascript. This could include things

Re: [WSG] MovableType virgin

2004-05-17 Thread Mark Stanton
Hi Andy No offence, but discussion of specific server side products is off topic. Please check out the some the MT resource sites (http://www.google.com/search?hl=enlr=ie=UTF-8q=moveable+type+%28resources+OR+tutorial+OR+learning%29btnG=Search) or the MT homepage

Re: [WSG] Please take a look at this page.

2004-05-17 Thread Mark Stanton
Hi Kevin I don't have a access to NS6 on a mac, but just a friendly word of advice: Please try to be more descriptive if you really want to get your problem solved. Firstly use a nice descriptive subject line so that people can quickly decide whether or not they are able to assist - I would

Re: [WSG] What am I doing wrong with the CSS here

2004-05-18 Thread Mark Stanton
Hi Brian I've checked your site in both IE Firebird and have run it through the CSS HTML validators (one HTML page fails), but I still can't see the problem. Descriptions such as everything has gone wacky, things to display completely differently and broken something somewhere are not really

Re: [WSG] [OT] UniversalHead blog

2004-05-18 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey Guys All I get is an advertising page. Looks as though your domain name registration hasn't taken yet. You should be able to set up your own local DNS entry to do the job in the interim i, all we need is the IP address from Peter a text editor. 1) Find a file on your computer called

Re: [WSG] What am I doing wrong with the CSS here

2004-05-18 Thread Mark Stanton
Hey Brian Okay in Moz everything on the MAIN page http://www.mosincorporated.com/site2/main.php is okay except for the white field with the scrollbars - this div expands pit about 8 pixels further than it should - the white of the menu side should be used as a guide as to what this side

Re: [WSG] Tables are bad because...

2004-05-19 Thread Mark Stanton
Hi John I don't want to weigh into this argument of tables right or wrong - I think all the angles are being covered pretty well at the moment. But I read your post a couple of things jumped out at me. On the whole it's a good read I agree with a lot of what you are saying bit this section:

Re: [WSG] height problem

2004-05-19 Thread Mark Stanton
Hi Razvan I'd suggest the best option would be to make it a background image on the body tag. Your body tag is going to be your top level containing block so it will always stretch to the height of your content. relative height: properties are always going to be relative to your viewport or

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