Imagine if people didn’t have to use Acrobat or Word to print out legible, neatly organized documents? Well, they almost can. They almost could if there was good support of CSS rules and attributes related to print media. Mozilla does the best job in support of CSS in printed media and Opera isn’t too shabby [...]
Other folks have probably written essays on how hypertext has influenced writing style in other media. Here I’d like to briefly discuss how working with and correcting document markup to make it conform to the semantic intent of the W3C standards has influenced and is influence my writing style. When I write in e-mail, I [...]
Even though many screen readers and Web browsers don’t support them yet, I put accessibility attributes in all the data tables I put on sites. (Don’t know how to build an accessible data table? Use the accessible table builder.) The thing that still confuses me about the W3C standard is that it defines two ways [...]
By way of Evolt, I just learned that Cingular Wireless redesigned their site to validate as strict XHTML 1. Progress is being made comrades! They will eventually come to understand the vanguard of the revolution!
My friend is furious, disgusted and deeply saddened by the looting and destruction of priceless archeological and historical treasures in the Cradle of Civilization. He said: “Do you know why there are sixty seconds to a minute, or sixty minutes to an hour, or twenty-four hours to a day? A thousand years from now, when [...]
Ever since I left the Company that Shall Not be Named back in July of 2000 I’ve been failing to do something: set up my own proprietorship. Since 1996 until I left I was what they call a permatemp.
So looking at the Kevin’s editor, I see that it uses Mozilla’s midas component. As my ignorance slides away, I discover to my horror that Midas and MSHTML both generate markup differently from each other and they both generate markup that I am unhappy with. MSHTML puts everything in caps, Midas doesn’t even bother with [...]
The abbr tag doesn’t work in Internet Explorer for Windows, but, using client-side scripting, you can make it work.