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Re: Table for layout

From: Einar Westermann <einar.westermann@online.no>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 18:43:57 +0200
Message-ID: <396B4ECD.A5C0D73B@online.no>
To: www-html@w3.org
The new W3C home page design (at http://www.w3.org/) is in fact an example <g>:

summary="Layout table: The first cell contains the body of the page, the second a navigation
 border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="10" cellpadding="10">


Lohengrin wrote:
> HTML 4.01 spec recommends style sheets for visual formatting. However, I
> find some difficulties in making use of CSS level 2. There are many features
> that popular visual browsers do not support so far. It seems that style
> sheets layers cannot totally replace the use of Table or Frame elements for
> web page layout. Is there any design guideline for layout formatting? Could
> you suggest any site as examples?
> By the way, I notice that commercial sites rely extensively on visual
> layout/ effects rather than providing a structured document for scientific
> research. Is there any commercial site of valid htmls or good design in the
> technical aspect? Any design guideline for this kind of application?
> Thank you.
> --
> Ching
Received on Tuesday, 11 July 2000 12:43:33 UTC

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