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Re: src attribute for tabel cells

From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 1998 10:45:14 -0800
Message-Id: <v03130313b2a5980919ab@[]>
To: www-html@w3.org
At 6:41a -0800 12/22/98, Gordon Worley wrote:
>	Although discouraged, I continue to use tables to layout pages.
>This works fine is you design your tables carefully to downgrade gracefully
>in Lynx and aural browsers, until you decide to change your tables.  If
>your site has 40 or 50 pages, all containing your layout table, the need to
>make even the smallest change can become a huge task, even when an
>automated script is written to do the work for you.  Therefore, I think
>that tables should be moved in the direction of frames, where each cell can
>have its own source file.

Ever hear of Server-Side Includes? :-)
CNET's sites all use SSIs (content management by Vignette, IIRC).

Just remember they impose a certain load on the server.

Received on Tuesday, 22 December 1998 13:46:41 UTC

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