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web page layout standrads

From: phillip lyford <p_lyford@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 17:26:34 +1100
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <LAW2-F253I2zEn3qHkw00010f20@hotmail.com>
Has there been a discussion about standards for web page layout?. ie, page 
dimensions, placement of navigation, colors, typography etc.

Or will the top desingers dictate layout like the fashion industry dictates 
what the current fad is.

(Is this the right list to ask this question?)

>From: "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>
>So, the solution is:
>1. Don't create designs that need this feature to "look right."
>or, better still,
>2. Stop worrying about making your design look perfect in Netscape 4.
>It's time, IMO, for all of us to give up <font> and bgcolor and all the
>other presentational elements in HTML. With the advent of Netscape 6, there
>is no longer any need for these. If we truly want an intelligent solution 
>our problems, we must be willing to forge ahead and set the example.

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