[thelist] Leading edge website wish list

Tim Beadle tsb at wigner.ioppublishing.com
Tue Apr 6 07:32:45 CDT 2004

On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 04:40:45PM +0100, Tony Crockford wrote:
> Tableless layout with CSS?
> Semantic xhtml 1.0 strict?
> Sliding doors rounded tab navigation?
> Acronym /ABBR tooltips?
> Accessibility features like tab index & access keys?

Start with the markup - make sure it validates. It doesn't have to be strict,
or even XHTML. Validating to HTML 4.01 Transitional is still valid...

Then get the CSS right.

> FIR?

<tip author="Tim Beadle" type="Don't use FIR">
FIR is now *officially* deprecated. Use a different image-replacement
technique instead: http://www.mezzoblue.com/tests/revised-image-replacement/
"I can't use tables anymore; it feels dirty." -- tlack

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