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From: Alan Chuter <achuter@teleservicios.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 14:10:09 +0100
To: "Angela K Hilton" <angela.hilton@umist.ac.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FCEOLDNBFCBAKABIPFONGECFCFAA.achuter@teleservicios.com>

http://visdesign.nlbuk.org/

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De: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]En
nombre de Angela K Hilton
Enviado el: lunes, 12 de enero de 2004 13:57
Para: 'BAYLISS, Andrew'; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Asunto: RE: using absolute positioning



Hi Andrew

Do you have a link to that article at all?



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Angela K Hilton
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ISD, UMIST
Tel: 0161 200 3389
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-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of BAYLISS, Andrew
Sent: 12 January 2004 11:11
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: using absolute positioning


Hi all
Just read the article posted on the BBC web site concerning the winners
of
the Visionary Design Award.  The National Library for the Blind has
posted
10 tips, one of which is the says you should avoid the use of absolute
positioning when building a web page.  Surely if you are building a web
page
using a tableless design, you end up having to use absolute positioning
to
ensure that the elements are positioned correctly?
Could somebody tell me why the use of absolute positioning should be
avoided?

Andrew Bayliss
Internet Developer
Group Internet Department
Oxford University Press
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 353736
www.oup.com
Received on Monday, 12 January 2004 08:12:47 UTC

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