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Re: who can they be fooling?

From: Tom Scanlan <tpscan0@sac.uky.edu>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 22:40:19 -0400 (EDT)
To: *Nicholas Owens* <knumb@hotmail.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.HPP.3.92.980427223459.9206A-100000@sac.uky.edu>
I understand, my fellow.  I too am worried about compliance problems.
I've kept clear of CSS and DHTML because I don't know who can see it and
making three versions (MS, NS, TXT) is a large hassle.  When will things
settle down long enough for a "standard" to come out?  I think our best
bet is to keep with the "old school" version of everything (look at
http://tom.squarefish.com/hubcom.html for an example : ), until everyone
upgrades to NS 4.0 and MSIE 4.0... how long will it take for them to do
this, and should I build complex sites using the cutting edge today?

	Tom Scanlan		/\/
	tom@squareFish.com	\/\ www.squareFish.com
					squareFish media services Inc.

On Mon, 27 Apr 1998, *Nicholas Owens* wrote:

> who does thw w3c think they're fooling with all of this accessibility
> crap.  i've been slaving over my pages for months in preparation for an
> internet age that will reward universally acceptable pages and i've
> noticed that a majority of the pages in w3 force a horizontal rule in my
> screen.  granted, it's a small screen but, isn't that what this is all
> about?
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