[ZWeb] nzo: just for inspiration

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sat, 22 Mar 2003 08:53:19 -0500

> No, please stay with tables.  Tables behave better when they are 
> rendered smaller than the designer expected.  Visit the following URL 
> with Mozilla and reduce the width of your browser window to see how CSS 
> tables cause unexpected text overlapping.  With real tables, this can't 
> happen.
> http://www.alistapart.com/stories/practicalcss/
> There may be a way to avoid this bug, but apparently a lot of people 
> don't know how to solve it.  Meanwhile, real tables fit the bill quite 
> nicely. :-)

Ah, so that explains the overlapping text in the Zope3 UI.  I *hate*
that!  I suggest that the Zope3 UI team either finds away to avoid
this, *or* switches back to tables.  The overlaps look just too stupid
(and they sure make a casual observer think we don't know shit about
web design).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)