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From bur...@openprivacy.org (Kevin A. Burton)
Subject Re: [OT] Design Rant
Date Wed, 19 Dec 2001 23:10:47 GMT
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Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> writes:

> Copied to general@ since this is a general discussion.
> 
> Ugo Cei wrote:
> > 
> > giacomo wrote:
> > 
<snip>

> > Using a CSS-based layout also means that people using 4th generation
> > browsers (NS 4, IE 4, etc.) must be "protected" from such a stylesheet or
> > they will see utter garbage. Hiding the CSS from them means that they won't
> > be able to appreciate the layout, but will nonetheless be able to read the
> > full *content*, just not very well styled. But come on, this is a site
> > devoted to *developers* developing for the Web. Can you imagine a web
> > developer today using ONLY NS4 or IE4?

OK.   Some day we are going to have to tell these people to "upgrade".

NS4 is about 4 years old now.  IE4 is about the same.  I think it is acceptable
to tell them to go to hell :)

CSS2 is way too cool to not support :)
<snip>

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