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Re: Tidy and XHTML Strict DTD

From: <JAMESICUS@aol.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 12:48:08 EST
Message-ID: <64.b2e0c13.27b97bd8@aol.com>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
CC: jmanaigre@iisd.ca
In a message dated 2/12/01 10:13:56 AM US Mountain Standard Time, 
jmanaigre@iisd.ca wrote:

>  Except for NS4.5 it doesn't look like he'll behave with something like:
>  /*Images*/
>  .images{border:0px;}
>  in css to get rid of borders in my xhtml. Which is annoying to say the
>  least...
>  Is there another way around this?
>  I'd love to have this file validate as strict, but it has to look the
>  same in all browsers as well..

Yes, Netscape 4.5 is a mess -- always has been -- not at all HTML standards 
compliant. One of these days it will be off most PCs -- as will the other 
propriety noncompliant Browser versions. In the meantime, web page authors 
must "jump through hoops" in an attempt to make their pages viewable in as 
many existing Browsers as possible -- and hope that users upgrade/install  
Netscape 6.x, Opera 4.x, MSIE 5.x/6.x, etc. Browsers on their PC's.

For some interesting thoughts on all this visit:


..... and, of course:


..... and:


James Pickering

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