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RE: Nice use of style sheets.

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 11:16:35 -0500
Message-ID: <01BF4627.5BDC5B20.bbailey@clark.net>
To: "'Leonard R. Kasday'" <kasday@acm.org>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "'geminfo@geminfo.org'" <geminfo@geminfo.org>
Very Nice.  I was not aware that Adobe PageMill supported CSS.  I will have 
to take another look at it.

I am always critical about the approach of creating an image map of text 
links, so this CSS is most welcome.  Text-as-graphics is an abuse of 
bandwidth and looks poor when printed.  I remain curious as to why the 
author of this page only went halfway.  Why do they use images for the 
headers?  I would like to see a "legacy-free" (html 4.0 strict) version of 
the page.

-- Bruce Bailey

On Friday, December 10, 1999 3:01 PM, Leonard R. Kasday 
[SMTP:kasday@acm.org] wrote:
> Came across a website, http://www.thegateway.org/ , with a nice use of
> style sheets.
> The area on the left looks like an image map, but the menu selections are 

> really text links, with style sheet defs to put them in the style of the
> usual image map (e.g. sans serif font, no underlines, blend into colored
> background).   Haven't done a complete review but looks good so far...
> Len
Received on Tuesday, 14 December 1999 11:55:11 UTC

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