hi there i can help you yes i can- i want to daven at amshinov tonight but drop by anyway tuvia ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gary Bland" <Gary at star-chaser.com> To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 3:23 PM Subject: Re: [thelist] Table-less CSS Design and XHTML > Hershel Robinson wrote: > > > > > I would now like to approach the site manager with the idea of table-less > > CSS design *now* while the site is still being developed. > > > > I myself am BRAND NEW to both CSS design and XHTML and am in the > process of > > learning both. Any pointers are appreciated. > > > > Thank you, > > Hershel Robinson > > > > A little advice, *Do Not* attempt a table-less design for the first time > on a large project. Since it is going to be your first try, you will be > asking the project manager to increase development time by at least 50%. > > You can do all the reading you want about table-less design. It will > help, but only marginally. Nothing will prepare you for the large > amount of experimentation you will have to do. Even if you were to > eliminate NN4 you would still have to deal with IE5-6 on Windows and Mac > both require workarounds and IE5 windows requires hacks. The easiest > browsers to deal with are Mozilla 1.0 Netscape 6+ and Opera 6. All of > them still have bugs that you will have to deal with. > > Before going to your project manager, try a little experiment of your > own. Grab one of the more complicated web pages from the project that is > designed with tables. Then try to make it table-less, still keeping the > layout of the table design. If you can do this without a large time > investment and make it work cross-browser and cross-platform, then you > may be ready to ask the project manager for a change to table-less design. > > > Gary > -- > > > -- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !