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Re: navigation bars

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 12:42:37 -0600
Message-Id: <199811111845.MAA27713@staff1.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@srl.rmit.EDU.AU>
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
So what is the implication for browsers to support DIV and SPAN.  If you
try to use this technique with Navigator and IE now it does not work very
well if you use style elements like borders to give graphical appearences
or even if you want elements to be on one line.  

What needs to be in the UA spec related to the SPAN and DIV need to be?




At 05:25 AM 11/12/98 +1100, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>We discussed this last week and I guess it is going to come up tonight. 
>As I recall we were talking about using DIV or SPAN with CLASS="nav" and 
>TITLE="nav" as appropriate. Check the minutes for the telecon.
>
>If it is possible to navigate by any element (including DIV and SPAN) 
>then this should be sufficient to allow the creation of navbars that can 
>be styled at will.
>
>Charles McCathieNevile
>
>On Wed, 11 Nov 1998, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>
>> Is there any recommended combination of HTML and CSS elements in the Page
>> Authoring Guidelines that should be used to create WWW site navigation
bars?
>> 
>> Jon
>> 
>> 
>> Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
>> Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
>> Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
>> University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
>> 1207 S. Oak Street
>> Champaign, IL 61820
>> 
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>> 
> 
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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