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Re: W3C Cascading Style Sheets

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 13:01:35 +0100 (BST)
To: JAMESICUS@aol.com
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0110081257450.3850-100000@phaestos.ee.surrey.ac.uk>
On Sun, 7 Oct 2001 JAMESICUS@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 10/7/01 8:17:57 AM US Mountain Standard Time, 
> derhoermi@gmx.net wrote in reply to a message from grhodes@aoc.nrao.edu 
> (Gayle Rhodes):
> 
> > I strongly recommend to upgrade to Navigator 6.x, the NN4 codebase is
> >  about three years old and NN4 hasn't good support for CSS or HTML4.
> >  However, it is not acceptable if there are serious problems using the
> >  Validator in NN4. Could you please describe your problems in more
> >  detail?
> 
> Actually, the CSS support for the whole series of NS 4.7x Browsers is 
> abysmal. However, if the HTML and CSS is valid and properly designed, pages 
> should display satisfactorily.

Er, no. CSS in netscape 4 is a javascript-based rendering hack. And
there is valid CSS that can crash the whole thing, along with all
sorts of weird workarounds.

read:
http://www.alistapart.com/stories/died/

L.

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