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Defeating the Purpose

From: Fredrich Maney <maney@maney.org>
Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 23:59:24 -0400
Message-ID: <38F93A9C.99FB9B36@maney.org>
To: www-style@w3.org

I admit that I don't usually have the time to spend to really 
understand a lot of the stuff that gets discussed here and that I've 
never actually posted to this list before. However, I ran across 
something tonight that simply has to be brought up.

Has anyone else noticed that the main page for the W3C Core Styles
does not display properly in Netscape Communicator (4.5) but does 
in IE (4.72)? No matter how large I resize my window to, I always
have to horizontally scroll (though the only thing that extends 
past the right edge of my window is the HR at the bottom of the

Call me odd, but that really seems to be wrong to me. It very well
could be a bug in NC, but the page has always displayed the same
way (correctly) every other time I've been there before tonight.

Oh well, I'm rambling, but it just seems to me that the whole point 
of CSS is to have (within the limit of the viewer's environment 
and preferences) the same page viewable in every situation as closely
as possible to the same way every time.

| Fredrich P. Maney                                                   |
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