[thelist] Many or More?

Julian Rickards julian.rickards at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 15:52:32 CDT 2006

Thanks everyone. I tried to use Google Code (http://code.google.com/) to try
to search for <body...><table... (there is a regex way of doing that but I
don't know regex) but Google Code doesn't seem to be searching the HTML code
of web pages but code samples, possibly marked up using the <code> tag.

If anyone wants to give Google Code a try, I would be interested to hear the


On 12/10/06, Peter Brunone (EasyListBox.com) <peter at easylistbox.com> wrote:
>                    I've been writing web pages since the mid 1990s, and
> I've used tables in almost everything since the first year.  Not that I'm a
> worthy sample, but I don't think it's out of order to assume that more than
> 50% of pages are using tables.  Still, you can't go wrong with "many",
> though it doesn't quite make the same point...
> Peter
>                                 From: "Julian Rickards"
> julian.rickards at gmail.com
> Hi:
> My editor has questioned a phrase I am using in my current book.
> My statement is "most web pages created since the mid-1990's use tables
> for
> layout" and she wonders if I should have written "many" instead of "most".
> I don't think there is a way to quantify this statement (easily, that is)
> so
> I am asking you, would you agree with "most" or "many"?
> Jules
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