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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: home.html
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2002 12:55:45 GMT
"Piroumian, Konstantin" wrote:
> Hi!
> Is there any special/political/technological reason for using so much 'div's
> for HTML layout? 

Lightness. But I'm fully aware the above doesn't work on 4th generation
browsers and below.

The HTML layout is *not* the final result, but only there to show people
where we're going.

> I am absolutely sure that it's possible to get the same
> layout using simple 'table's and 'span's. 

Oh, of course.

> That will make pages editable with a visual tool (e.g. DreamWeaver). 

So? nobody is ever going to edit those pages with a external visual tool
anyway since they will be generated out of XML.

> And maybe that is the cause that makes
> pages unaccessible for 4.x browsers?

yes, we have already agreed on that.
> FYI: trying to open home.html with Netscape 4.7 crashed it with Dr. Watson.

Guys, we have to decide if we go static or dynamic first!

Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<>                             Friedrich Nietzsche

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