[thelist] [OT] Age (was: Difference between <strong> and <b>)

McCreath_David McCreath_David at xmail.asd.k12.ak.us
Tue May 22 12:55:45 CDT 2001

A note about this thread, folks.

The evolt community makes every effort to keep posts to thelist on-topic
(the topic is web development), and we have two mechanisms in place for
doing so. One is the <tip>, by which you may post an off-topic message, but
you have to include a <tip> that *is* on-topic. Like this:

You can use a style attribute in a text input to increase the visible space
that the field takes up on the page like this:

<input type="text" size="20" name="firstname" style="width:100%">

Older browsers will use the size attribute and newer browsers will use the
style attribute to spread the input field to the full width of whatever
container the form is in, whether it's a page or table cell.

The thing to remember about <tip>s is that every message in an off-topic
thread needs to include one. :) And just because a <tip> may seem obvious to
you, don't think everybody else has thought of it.

The other (and preferred) mechanism is thechat, evolt's mail list
specifically for non-webdev discussions, like everyone's age and
coordinating realworld events (like beervolts). It's a lively little group
and a welcome release for many of us. To subscribe, go here:


Thanks to everyone's efforts in keeping thelist as good as it is.


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