Date: 10 Mar 2006 15:23:52 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net>
Subject: Re: [Saab_c900] saab tool page updated


On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 07:54:24 +0000 (UTC), Craig's Saab C900 Site <c900nospam.apana.org.au> wrote: > Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> writes: >>Way I look at it, if a developer wants to limit their audience, I'm >>happy to pass on viewing their content. > I'm sure most of my website content (I've written LOTS of it - not just the > Saab stuff!) would fail the validation tests too. I hand-write all my HTML. > 8-) I've never actually tried submitting any of my website code to a > validator - given me an idea now... lol Well, I write my html with vi, the way nature intended it as well. But I just learned about this sourceforge project called 'html tidy'. tidy.sourceforge.net I'm guessing. Cleans it up, keeps it looking the same, and open-source. > But you're right in that if a site is written with really bad coding, it > won't display properly in clients which are 'non-denominational' (ie. > devoted to one particular operating system). Windows IE is very definitely > written with one OS in mind and so it will support all the > Microsoft-specific extensions, but most other clients don't or won't. Yup. And websites who develop and test only with IE on Windows need to wake up and realize that they're sacrificing usability for "cutesy bullshit".

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