>as far as i know it's recommended to use the @import command to hide >advanced css from older browsers, i.e. nn4.x. > >i haven't heard anything about WHY i need to hide it from older >browsers. i'm guessing that the older browser could get even more >screwed up when it comes across advanced css. if this is not the case, >won't the older browser(s) just skip over the css it does not >understand? Chris, If only this were the case, NN4.x would still be darling of the internet world (whoa, hold on everyone, just kidding ... put the knives down ;). Older browsers have the nasty habit of trying to read the CSS, not understanding it, choking, thrashing around like a dying fish, and then crashing on contact. >also, when you import an advanced stylesheet, does it override >everything in the primitive stylesheet? or does it just add-on to it?