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From Geoff Wyche <>
Subject Re: New doc format and organization
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2000 15:49:52 GMT
I have been informed by my officemates that CSS is supported by IE4 and
IE5 on windows, and is NOT supported by Netscape(4.7) on unix.


On Tue, 17 Oct 2000, Glenn McAllister wrote:

> Hello all.
> I've been working over the docs a bit to reorganize them.  The current
> format of one bit index.html file is getting too unwieldy.  The next
> logical step is to use framesets with some sort of navigation pane.
> Unfortunately, I don't have time to build one that will work across
> multiple browsers before our ship date.  So, I've gone for a more LDP
> format that has a primary table of contents, with navigation links from one
> page to the next.
> Now, I don't like this format as it introduces some maintenance headaches.
> However, in the end it is probably easier to read (better for the user),
> and it also gets us ready for when task docs get dynamically contributed.
> Rather than simply commit all the changes into CVS, I'd like some feedback
> from everyone.  Attached is a zip with the new docs.  They aren't complete,
> so a number of links will be missing or broken (which will be fixed of
> course... :-).
> Also, how do people feel about CSS?  The basics seem to be fairly well
> supported across browsers, but does anyone on the more esoteric platforms
> know of any major issues?
> Thanks.
> (See attached file:
> Glenn McAllister
> Software Developer. IBM Toronto Lab, (416) 448-3805
> "An approximate answer to the right question is better than the
> right answer to the wrong question." - John W. Tukey

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