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Re: Browser variations in a "stretchy" CSS design

From: Mike Rundle <phark@phark.net>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 09:09:40 -0400
To: W3c-Wai-Ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20030627090940845960.GyazMail.phark@phark.net>

On Fri, 27 Jun 2003 12:23:06 +0200 (CEST), tina@greytower.net wrote:
> 
> On 27 Jun, Scarlett Julian (ED) wrote:
> 
>>  You could do some php server-side sniffing to detect for IE and then
>>  serve up an alternative css based on that. Another alternative is to 
> 
>   Whilst I'd suggest CGI instead of PHP, this comment applies to both:
>   server-side sniffing of user-agent is *not* an easy task. Sniffing for
>   IE only is marginally easier.

Just a question... why would you suggest using CGI instead of PHP?  
Starting new CGI processes takes more time and server load than a 
simple PHP script...

-Mike
> 
>   For an experiment in just this technique, see
> 
>     http://www.greytower.net/en/archive/articles/customcss.html
> 
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