[thelist] site check

Jake Aust mail_lists at jakesdiner.com
Mon Mar 18 11:55:01 CST 2002

On 3/18/02 8:04 AM, "Adam" <adam at hallinteractive.com> wrote:

> Extremely well designed!

Thank You!

> - I would say you should do what you can to get the site to validate
> http://validator.w3.org/ - but since the site is temporary maybe forward
> compatibility isn't an issue for you, any idea on the site's life cycle?

This is a very temporary site. Normally I do code for validation (as much as
possible), but this site was literally assigned to us a week ago Friday. We
had to turn it around very fast.

> here are some resources...
> http://www.nypl.org/styleguide/xhtml/benefits.html
> http://www.webstandards.org/edu_faq.html#p3
> http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp *
> *note the % of users with javascript turned off.

I have a <noscript> version of the home page for these users

> - you should  DEFINITELY provide alternative content for non flash users -
> if the moock script does that... great. You might want to clear up some of
> that html by putting the javascript in external docs, -might make it easier
> for you to manage the code and avoid redundancy (ie: your mouseover code).

Yup...the mocck script takes care of the non-flash users. You're right about
the JS files. I think I'll do that right now.

> All in all visually it's a really nicely laid out site, I'd certainly be
> proud of it.

Thanks again...cheers.


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