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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Antwort: [PATCH] German translation, unixware.html.de (new file)
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2002 14:47:30 GMT
Michael.Schroepl@telekurs.com wrote:
> 
> if you would
> 
> a) omit the color definitions in the <body> tag, i. e. use
>    CSS to specify them (probably in some global file being
>    used by the whole Apache documentation),

Why?  AFAIK, we haven't (yet) moved the entire project to CSS,
so submissions shouldn't be forced to use it.

> b) replace <h1 align="center"> by some CSS definition for
>    the <h1> tag, i. e. "h1{text-align:center;}"
>    (again this might be used once for the complete Apache
>    docs) and

Likewise..

> c) consequently wrap all text lines into <p>...</p> tags

Long lines should be wrapped, yes; lines that exist outside
any reasonable block element should be <p> wrapped, yes..

> Surely using CSS would generally make it easier to specify
> some unique layout of the whole Apache documentation (in
> one file, instead of speading this upon dozens), but it
> would not render perfectly in pre-CSS UserAgents like
> Netscape 3.0.

Absolutely correct on both counts -- however things can be
set up so it looks acceptable even in non-CSS aware browsers
(there's an example over on one of the Collab sites, if I
can find it..).

However, this requires that the project as a whole conclude
that the time has come to make the transition, and to figure
out how.  As yet that hasn't happened (AFAIK).
-- 
#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Golux.Com/coar/
Author, developer, opinionist      http://Apache-Server.Com/

"Millennium hand and shrimp!"

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