[ZWeb] HTML standards in new site

Bill Anderson bill@libc.org
05 Apr 2002 10:55:33 -0700

On Fri, 2002-04-05 at 02:59, Sebastian Bacon wrote:
> As part of meeting our first milestone next Friday, it would be good to make the front page layout be finalised in code as well as looks.  This means we need to make decisions about the browsers we'll support and the standards we'll try to meet:
> XHTML1.0 / HTML4.01 / HTML4 transitional or flavours thereof / HTML3.2 / Netscape 4.0x / IE3
> My own preference is to meet as many standards as possible *where practical*.   I prefer:
> styled with stylesheets
> layed out with tables, but as few as possible
> should look really good in NS 4.0x and IE 4 up
> should be useable in text browsers (for accessibility reasons)
> we *could* do a fanatically standards-compliant skin, and do a browser sniff for broken browsers (i.e. about 90% of them).

Seb, alistapart.com has quite a bit of resources on doing this, it may
be helpful to browse around them.


Bill Anderson
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