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[Fwd: Using tables to format]

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 23:53:56 -0400
Message-ID: <3B57AB54.700A03AB@w3.org>
To: site-comments@w3.org
> Stephen.Markham@eddept.wa.edu.au wrote:
> 
> Having just done a short course on CSS, I was disappointed to see you
> had used a "table" for your formatting structure in your 'home page'.
> It was drummed into us by our tutor, that tables should be used for
> what they were intended, 'tabular forms'. "CSS is the new way in which
> to format and use space across your website" he said. I can understand
> why people would use a table for formatting a page, its very
> functional and easy, to name just 2 reasons. If  W3C wants to spread
> the word of CSS then please be more inventive by demonstrating to us
> the 'power' of CSS in formatting a website. (without tables)
> 
> Stephen Markham
> 
> Catalogue Support Officer
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> Email: Stephen.Markham@eddept.wa.edu.au

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