Re: [WSG] text field size tag

2004-07-13 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
I'd say that the size is an intrinsic dimension of the input element, and - similar to what happens with images - it's ok to have it in your xhtml. You can still use css in addition to it. But I think at the end of the day it comes down to preference... Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Web Accessability IE Toolbar

2004-07-13 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
From: Lee Roberts [...] the average computer user wouldn't know how to do those things. Once more, with gusto: the toolbar is for *developers*, not average *users* Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned

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

2004-07-14 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
/dtds.html#dtdentry_xhtml1-strict.dtd_coreattrs Patrick H. Lauke __ redux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively. [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] http://www.splintered.co.uk | http://www.photographia.co.uk

Re: [WSG] CSS Tabs

2004-07-15 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
all the backgrounds, so the :hover can take effect in IE), but I'd give the IE7.htc behaviours a whirl with this, they should be able to give IE the :hover on any element (but yes, this effectively still relies on having js enabled) Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] how do I add a navigation type menu in CSS

2004-07-20 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Two ways that spring to mind: float the menu to the left and leave enough padding on the content's left side to compensate (although this may be flaky in certain situations), or use absolute positioning to put both the menu and the content on the page... Effectively, it's a simple 2 column layout.

Re: [WSG] About the standard Price for our website design .

2004-07-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Call me overly cautious, but I don't think this is a topic for discussion... http://www.google.com/search?q=define%3Acollusion Patrick H. Lauke __re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively. [latin : re

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

2004-07-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Of course you don't want to have the script tag in the external js file. script is an (x)html tag, so it does not belong in a text/javascript file. Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] [Fwd: New XHTML 2.0 draft, HTML/XHTML FAQ, XML Events for HTML Authors]

2004-07-22 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
...apart from the benefits to those maintaining the files, there's not much gain from that. So yes, we wait :) Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively. [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] [Fwd: New XHTML 2.0 draft, HTML/XHTML FAQ, XML Events for HTML Authors]

2004-07-22 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively. [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] http://www.splintered.co.uk | http://www.photographia.co.uk | http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] Fixed vs flexible layouts

2004-07-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
the font size on the zengarden example, you end up with illegible chopped off text) or look crud when attempting ad-hoc i'll use ems instead of pixels for width/height methods. Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back

Re: [WSG] Ikon, where are you?

2004-07-31 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
- Original Message - From: theGrafixGuy [snip] It is NOT hard at all to do as you said, unsubscribe or simply set up a filter - better yet, DON'T EVEN USE AUTO-REPLY. If you work in large organisations, out of office is usually mandated or at least very strongly recommended,

Re: [WSG] Why has the background jumped to the right in IE?

2004-08-05 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Not looked too closely at your markup or existing CSS, but adding #specials_pane { position: absolute; top: 0; } seems to cure the problem in IE6 Patrick H. Lauke __ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively

Re: [WSG] HTML CSS references

2004-08-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
If you're using FF with the webdev extension, you can quickly (ok, relatively quickly) go to Miscellaneous W3C Documents for reference. At least that's what I end up doing most of the time... Patrick -- _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned.

Re: [WSG] Doctype Javascript and accessibility

2004-08-09 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, what you're trying to do should be done via server-side includes, not javascript... Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] PHP GET session ID's prevent validation?

2004-08-09 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
resort, you may be able to override it at the beginning of all your scripts in PHP itself ini_set('arg_separator.input','amp;'); ini_set('arg_separator.output','amp;'); Patrick H. Lauke _ redux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively

Re: [WSG] Some light reading...

2004-08-11 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
://shop.wwf.org.uk/store/Home.aspx and not, as the above suggests initially, the core WWF site itself (unless I'm mistaken, anyway) Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see

Re: [WSG] floating an image hides the container's background

2004-08-11 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
If you float all the content of a div, you take that content out of the normal document flow. The containing div is now empty, and doesn't wrap around the floated elements anymore...it's still there, but has a height of 0 (or well, of whatever non-floated content is left there, in your case).

Re: [WSG] image placement

2004-08-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
{ background: url(arrow_on.png) no-repeat left top; } p span { padding-left: 15px; display: block; float: left;} Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] image placement

2004-08-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
to do it in the CSS once, and not finding/replacing the image tag throughout potentially multiple pages. Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] applying style to the 3rd column of a table?

2004-08-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
You may want to look at COLGROUPs http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/tables.html#h-11.2.4 Patrick H. Lauke Justin French wrote: Hi Folks, Is there any way (without ids or classes) to target the 3rd (for example) column of a table to apply styles? What I'm hoping for is something like

Re: [WSG] Techniques for Styling Columns in Tables?

2004-08-16 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
we talked about colgroups just the other day, i think http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/tables.html#h-11.2.4.1 Patrick Geoff Deering wrote: Hi, Does anyone have any reference for applying styles to columns in tables in a semantically correct way, without having to code class attr into each

Re: [WSG] Online browser XTHML editor

2004-08-24 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
I use www.editize.com extensively on all my projects for client admin area, but yes...it's a java plugin, and it's not completely free. Patrick Sarah Peeke (XERT) wrote: Hi all Can anyone recommend a browser based editor (preferably written in PHP) that will allow clients to update code

Re: [WSG] tab index vs java script in xhtml 1.0

2004-08-25 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Name is still perfectly valid for form elements (inputs, selects, etc), just not for the FORM element itself. http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-modularization/abstract_modules.html#s_forms In any case, you should be using DOM scripting (with IDs assigned to the relevant elements and getElementById or

Re: [WSG] Absolute positioning vs floats

2004-08-25 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
When done properly, with due care for which parent container it uses, absolute positioning yields a lot more robust results, imho. It would be dangerous to simply dismiss absolute positioning in favour of floats. You've just got to be careful in how you position things, to avoid potential

Re: [WSG] RE: PHP, FORMS and XHTML validation

2004-08-26 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, this is not a big deal). Same thing if users are rejecting the cookie (either knowingly or because of some draconian IT department's settings on their browser). Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re

Re: [WSG] Duplicate buttons

2004-08-27 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
links to go to the end of the form (which benefit all users, and do pretty much what you're aiming to do). but i'd definitely recommend not having intermediate buttons... Patrick H. Lauke Taco Fleur wrote: I have been putting duplicate buttons on one form when its a long form, so the user does

Re: [WSG] Duplicate buttons

2004-08-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
solution. Why not go for skip to the end of the form type links (they can even be graphical for sighted users)? Seems to me these would be the least bothersome, and not about to break even in older browsers... Patrick Mordechai Peller wrote: Patrick H. Lauke wrote: well, imagine the user has

Re: [WSG] web essentials briefing/ westciv CSS Guide

2004-09-02 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Frederic Fery wrote: What's the (standard) benefit of using firefox over safari for testing? Safari and Firefox have slightly different quirks and bugs when it comes to rendering CSS, so it's best to check in both (and, as Firefox is also used on many other platforms - Windows, *nix, etc - it's

Re: [WSG] Browsing without images

2004-09-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
You just realised it, but this has been a huge part of the whole image replacement discussion from the beginning. http://www.google.com/search?q=accessibility+image+replacement+css No, there's no way to test if images are turned off. Use techniques that don't actually hide the original text. but

Re: [WSG] Browsing without images

2004-09-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
just checked the various IR methods. your best bet looks like Gilder/Levin and/or the Shea enhancement http://www.mezzoblue.com/tests/revised-image-replacement/ Patrick _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-,

Re: [WSG] commonly used order of styles within a css class

2004-09-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Sorry Cameron, but I think that you're taking it a step too far here. At the end of the day, those who work with the CSS can order it any way they please and that works for them. This is all about personal preference and working styles, and separation of content and style has nothing to do

Re: [WSG] commonly used order of styles within a css class

2004-09-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
To clarify my previous message: what I mean is Cameron Adams wrote: If you change the position of an object in the HTML, then you have to change it in the CSS, otherwise your order becomes meaningless. Yes, it becomes meaningless in that it makes it more convoluted to work with, *but* it does not

Re: [WSG] Interview markup?

2004-09-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
I'd go for definition lists, overkill or not. dl dtQ/dt ddA/dd /dl Failing that, the question could be in headings h1interview/h1 h2Q1/h2 p.../p h2Q2/h2 p.../p Patrick Sage Olson wrote: Oops, sorry I wasn't more specific I meant a large interview that takes up an entire article, something like

Re: [WSG] Browsing without images

2004-09-05 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
James Denholm-Price wrote: Dunno if the assumption about screen readers not loading images is correct, though... The main mistake in that article is that, for the most part, screen readers don't do anything on their own. They're pieces of software which run on top of the normal operating

Re: [WSG] Copyright image or text inside the photo

2004-09-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
http://www.sitepoint.com/article/watermark-images-php Diego Diaz wrote: Hello, there I am read tutoriales and documents about captions inside the images, but even I do not know as to put a small text or image of copyright that be generated automatically in a photo published in my gallery. There

Re: [WSG] accessible audio-visual content

2004-09-07 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Russ linked to it before, but: http://joeclark.org/access/captioning/bpoc/ is worth a read. For video, you may consider using Magpie http://www.google.com/search?q=magpie+video+captioning For audio, a full transcript should be enough (as a separate document). Patrick Vicki Berry wrote: Hi all,

Re: [offlist][WSG] Free GMail Invites

2004-09-13 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Somebody needs to learn how to send things off-list... Can this thread be closed now? P AmirBehzad Eslami wrote: Dear Dmitri, Would you please give me one if there is any left. Thanks in advance, Behzad - Original Message - From: Dmitri Vassilenko [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WSG] The way forward for Web Standards

2004-09-15 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Dan Webb wrote: I've got Firefox 0.9.2...is it worth getting v1.0PR? If you're reliant on specific extensions with your current FF, just double check that they're compatible with 1.0PR before making the switch. Beyond that, it looks like a reasonably stable release (although it does feel just

Re: [WSG] Longdesc?

2004-09-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Joshua Street wrote: Does longdesc really have to comprise a link to an external page, or can it simply be an extended version of the alt attribute? as per http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/objects.html#h-13.2 it *has to be* a URI by the way: it doesn't need to be a link to an external

Re: [WSG] Footer stuff

2004-09-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
The semantics obviously depend on what stuff | more stuff and stuff too | more stuff again actually are... Patrick Amit Karmakar wrote: Apologies if this has been discussed before. What is better in terms of semantics and accessibility? div id=footer pstuff | more stuffbr / stuff too | more

Re: [WSG] Footer stuff

2004-09-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
adam reitsma wrote: div id=footer ullistuff/li | limore stuff/li/ul ullistuff too/li | limore stuff again/li/ul /div Drop those | in between list items, as it's not valid markup (probably just an oversight, but it's best to clarify nonetheless) Patrick

Re: [WSG] Tidy extension for Firefox

2004-09-20 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Kevin Futter wrote: Is it OS or version specific? It's windows only. http://update.mozilla.org/extensions/moreinfo.php?id=249vid=716page=releases Patrick _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux,

Re: [WSG] Embedding Flash

2004-09-23 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Ian Fenn wrote: I wrote: Anyone notice Zeldman's recently announcement Sorry for the typo. It's 2.40am here in the UK. Time to get some shut-eye. Kids nowadays...no staying power. ;) Patrick _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used

Re: [WSG] help with fixed positioning in IE

2004-10-11 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
john wrote: The page with the CSS code for fixed positioning in IE is at http://limpid.nl/lab/css/fixed/header Interesting...although I wonder why Anne didn't actually construct proper html documents with a html, head and body...because it seems to work in that situation as well? Patrick H

Re: [WSG] help with fixed positioning in IE

2004-10-12 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Focas, Grant wrote: john, the solution requires putting the an html comment above the doctype declaration. If the aim is to throw IE into quirks mode, I'd imagine that one may also consider just sticking the xml declaration there (but haven't got the time to test this assertion). Patrick H

Re: [WSG] Positioning Quandry

2004-10-14 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
The containing block for a positioned box is established by the nearest positioned ancestor (or, if none exists, the initial containing block, as in our example). Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re

Re: [WSG] Preventing flash of unstyled content

2004-09-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
knowing the name of the problem is half-way to finding a solution already... http://www.google.com/search?q=%22flash+of+unstyled+content%22 Patrick David wrote: Hello everyone, Does anybody know how to prevent the flash of (CSS)unstyled content that appears when a page is loading and the browser

Re: [WSG] PNGs and IE windows

2004-09-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Kevin Futter wrote: My understanding is that while IE Win supports the display of PNG files, it doesn't support any of their transparency features. If you want to use transparency for images in a cross-browser safe way, GIF is really your only option. I wouldn't be holding my breath for IE to

Re: [WSG] AOHell

2004-09-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Tim Shortt wrote: You have to actually test on an AOL account to really see any affect of this (or any other) behavior (versus just running a local AOL browser, which I did for years). If you're really, really committed (or just masochistic) to testing it, but want to avoid having to actually

Re: [WSG] hta files and css

2004-09-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Also, would appreciate any links to tutorials on css positioning. http://www.brainjar.com/css/positioning/default.asp Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] doctypes, quirks/standards mode and positioning

2004-09-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Neerav wrote: so go for html 4 transitional validation if the clients tables will always be invalid If you know for sure that the markup is going to be invalid, why bother with a doctype at all? It's a bit like putting a may contain nuts sticker on a bag of peanuts... Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] PNGs and IE windows

2004-09-30 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
On 9/29/04 7:52 PM, Patrick H. Lauke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kevin Futter wrote: My understanding is that while IE Win supports the display of PNG files, it doesn't support any of their transparency features. If you want to use transparency for images in a cross-browser safe way, GIF is really your

Re: [WSG] doctypes, quirks/standards mode and positioning

2004-10-03 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK, Consider this very simple HTML document: ... How could leaving out the doctype make such a definite difference to such a simple page? The crucial part of my answer was: If you know for sure that the markup *is going to be invalid* The example you provide is of valid

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

2004-10-05 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
adamant that new windows be popped up, is to give users enough direct clues that activating a link will indeed open a new window (e.g. adding (opens in a new window) to the link text of title attribute, adding an icon - for instance via css' background property - or similar) Patrick H. Lauke

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

2004-10-05 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Wayne Godfrey wrote: Even with the tab browsers that I've tried, I still end up opening a new tab more often than using the back and forward buttons. Key here is *I* [...] ended up opening a new tab. You, the user, made that choice. Not the web author/developer... Patrick

Re: [WSG] Is XHTML harmful?

2004-10-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Manuel González Noriega wrote: Often, markup errors, like natural language errors, are most likely typos than anything else. Therefore, i don't really learn anything from them You learn that you should validate anything before making it live (just like you'd spell-check and proofread anything

Re: [WSG] anchors within a page

2004-10-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Two ideas spring to mind: - wrap the entire page content in a div with a specific ID, and change the link to point to that body div id=top a href='#top ... /div /body - taking it one step further (and admittedly a bit crazy, but seems to work fine in FF, IE and Opera from my really quick

Re: [WSG] anchors within a page

2004-10-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Paul Novitski wrote: At 12:05 PM 10/6/2004, john wrote: Why not just put a name=content/a at the top of the page? Probably because it doesn't look or feel (from a markup point of view) like an elegant, modern solution. Some browsers don't appear to need a corresponding named anchor if the link

Re: [WSG] Is XHTML harmful?

2004-10-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Shane Helm wrote: I have also become a better and cleaner coder since I switched to XHTML CSS. Table-less layout rules! But, to clarify: there's nothing, absolutely nothing at all, stopping you from going all CSS-driven, table-less, separation of content and presentation, etc in HTML 4 - just

Re: [WSG] Is XHTML harmful?

2004-10-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
One that I know, but there may be more: in HTML, body is the size of the entire viewport, even if it's empty. In XHTML, it's just like any other block level elements and takes on the dimensions of its content (and if you float everything in the body, it effectively is 0 pixels high). If you

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

2004-10-07 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Chris Stratford wrote: I use XHTML Strict, and have modded the DTD to accept New Window code. What always makes me wonder about these solutions is that, in effect, they are still reliant on the fact that current browsers have the built-in understanding and capability of reacting a certain way

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

2004-10-07 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Terrence Wood wrote: Having said all that Chris's solution of having extended and published the DTD is perfectly acceptable. Yes, sorry...I wasn't questioning the validity of Chris' solution per se. I was just taking a step back to look at the bigger picture, beyond mere validation, to what it

Re: [WSG] Validator error

2004-10-17 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Well, I tried recreating a simple document like the one you describe, with missing ALT attribute on the image...but can't seem to reproduce the slew of errors you're reporting. Any chance you can upload the broken page so we can have a look if there's anything specific to your document that

Re: [WSG] w3c badges

2004-10-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Make sure to grab my served as 'application/xhtml+xml' where available badge ;) http://www.splintered.co.uk/about/ Patrick _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.]

Re: [WSG] Validator error

2004-10-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Mordechai Peller wrote: what I would like to know is Why? ok, but the What wasn't quite clear, hence my question. Try: div img src= / p#151;Test/p /div Ok, see what you mean now. Well, for the Why I think the only explanation that I can think of is you may be experiencing a cascade failure one

Re: [WSG] breaking long urls

2004-10-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
simply appear cut off. Otherwise, you may have to resolve to chopping up the link text with the url server-side. Patrick H. Lauke _ redux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] should you refuse to support IE?

2004-10-18 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Chris Blown wrote: Did I mention I hate analogies. ;) as in your expansion of the analogy you're blaming *users* of IE, rather than the developers that purely cater for IE and/or the programmers at MS who made the leaky car, i'd say it's not too accurate anyway ;) Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Foreign Translations

2004-10-19 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
? Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] blockquote cite=what the?

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
only hope that browser manufacturers/developers will take this on board at some point... Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Semantics of Breadcrumb you are here links

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
structures offered by (x)html are actually quite limited, and you won't always find the exact right set of elements that perfectly fit your real-world content...so it turns into a question of triage. Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back

Re: [WSG] blockquote cite=what the?

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
many aspects of the semantic structures in (x)html are... Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] Looking for party animals

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Anything happening in the UK at all? Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] blockquote cite=what the?

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
talking about, but still...something that just nags at me ;) Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] Semantics of Breadcrumb you are here links

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, but they may not know what they actually are. Yes, a very academic discussion, admittedly... Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Combining in css

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Lyn Patterson wrote: have I left out commas or something? Yes. #[name of page] #container, #[name of page] #floatimgleft {background-color: #dff;} Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re

Re: [WSG] select as form label

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
on this. ...if that was your question. Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] select as form label

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
. So no, not pointless at all. Read http://www.webaim.org/techniques/forms/2#labels for a soft introduction on this. ...if that was your question. Patrick H. Lauke ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] blockquote cite=what the?

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
(with possibly user selectable preferences on how, and how often - once in a document for same source, for instance - to present it). So yes, my main gripe is with browsers. Here's hoping for some new developments on that front in the future ;) Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] select as form label

2004-10-21 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
=mobilemobile/option option value=otherother/option /select br / label for=input_phone_1Phone number/label input type=text name=input_phone_1 id=input_phone_1 value= /fieldset Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Semantic indentation

2004-10-24 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
), that last line could be boiled down to blockquote.poem span:nth-child(2n+2) { text-indext: 2em; } or shorthanded to blockquote.poem span:nth-child(even) { text-indext: 2em; } Of course, neither the CSS 2 nor the CSS 3 method work in IE...so classes on the spans it is, I think. Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Circle menu

2004-10-24 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
basic trigonometry (sin and cos) Not perfect, as I haven't corrected for the actual size of the list items (effectively their top-left corner is roughly on the circle, not their middle point), but this should give you at least some basis for further experimentation... Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Stadards Site Section

2004-10-24 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
as well, as it will automatically pick it up... Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] Stadards Site Section

2004-10-25 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
most sites are not standards compliant... Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] Select form element doesnt validate

2004-10-25 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
). Beyond that, it's a validating tool, not a teaching tool... Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] How-to: Create a list with pictures / detail?

2004-10-27 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
and the address as DD Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] How-to: Create a list with pictures / detail?

2004-10-27 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Trovster wrote: I would do the following - http://trov.ath.cx/comm/~test/WSG/sportscenters.html My option nr 2) then ;-) Agree, the line breaks in this case can be argued as being part of the content (as we still don't have anything like the line element in xhtml2) Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Shared Div heights

2004-11-02 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
://www.meyerweb.com/eric/thoughts/2004/09/03/sliding-faux-columns/ Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] westciv templates competition results

2004-11-02 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Sam Hutchinson wrote: Don't mean to be ignorant, but the winners doesn't work correctly in Ie 6.0.2 - there's a step on the right above the links ! Some breakage in Firefox as well. But hey, overall, not bad and fairly trendy. Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] alt tag boundaries

2004-11-03 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
, in this case it's not bad, but it's the principle that I object to... Anyway...if the image is purely decorative (which, by the sound of it, is the case), why not simply put a null alt attribute of alt= in there, or even better use CSS to place the image as a background? Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] links with same names

2004-11-03 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
in the title itself. also be aware that in the case of screenreaders the output users will hear depends on the verbosity settings they have enabled. Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux

Re: [WSG] links with same names

2004-11-03 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
it properly (although I'd say the screenreader developers are to blame for mostly having this option OFF by default...I'm looking at you, FreedomScientifc) Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin

Re: [WSG] links with same names

2004-11-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
+%22display%3Anone%22 Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] CSS Shadows

2004-11-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
/cssdrop2/ http://www.alistapart.com/articles/onionskin/ Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] Well since everybody...

2004-11-04 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
russ - maxdesign wrote: And the url? http://mouseriders.dk/ ? Let's pray it's not http://localhost/mysite/test.html Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke

Re: [WSG] Dupe Char Bug

2004-11-05 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
=70/span/a Fix that, and your problem may be solved... Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] Dupe Char Bug

2004-11-06 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
it be better to just remove the rubbish? Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

Re: [WSG] li problems in Firefox and Opera

2004-11-08 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Erietta Sapounakis wrote: #detail-tile li {list-style-type:circle; display:block; list-style-position:inside;} Remove display:block; Any display other than display:list-item; kills the bullets, as far as I'm aware... Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] Proper extension and directory for server side includes

2004-11-10 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
PHP, have an additional look at http://www.php.net/manual/en/security.php Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http

Re: [WSG] discussion at juicy studio: It's all in the MIME

2004-11-10 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
/19/dive-into-xml.html ?php if ( stristr($_SERVER[HTTP_ACCEPT],application/xhtml+xml) ) { header(Content-type: application/xhtml+xml); } else { header(Content-type: text/html); } ? Make sure this is sent before any other content (unless you're using output buffering) Patrick H. Lauke

Re: [WSG] discussion at juicy studio: It's all in the MIME

2004-11-10 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
/xhtml+xml] Patrick H. Lauke _ re·dux (adj.): brought back; returned. used postpositively [latin : re-, re- + dux, leader; see duke.] www.splintered.co.uk | www.photographia.co.uk http://redux.deviantart.com

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