Fred Doyle wrote:
> "Chaddy2222" <email@example.com> wrote
> > Fred, you have a lot of time on your hands obviously.
> Not a lot of time on my hands, but a really, really good stats package.
> > But the stats on
> > IE7 were interesting. I must say all my sites now use XHTML1.0 strict
> > code with CSS, I like the mark-up and all decent modern browsers
> > handle it fine, a part from IE7, it also works fine with
> > Screenreaders, such as Jaws. On IE5.5 and below, I would not bother
> > supporting them really as only a small percentage use it + it's CSS
> > support is not that good.
> We are using an XHTML Transitional doctype in all new pages. We tried
> working with a strict doctype but we've got a lot of content developers,
> putting pages up in a lot of ways and without support for some of the
> presentation attributes and elements that are being eliminated ultimately,
> it would have been leftup to us to explain what content developers could use
> and not use. Not a pretty picture when you've got 100's of content
> developers with 100's of different skilll levels, using a dozen different
> tools to create pages within our current brand.
I would pick on you for useing an XHTML transitional DTD, but I was
having trouble spelling the word "good" in my last post. I did not
even pick that up till I read it yesterday.
But yeah a CMS sounds like it would be good for you, or maybe just get
all developers to use the same software (KompoZer is good, it's the
unofficial bug fix for NVU). http://www.kompozer.net
I must say though that XHTML served as text/html works fine in IE6 and
7, but eventually I will probly eather move back to useing 4.01
strict or use XHTML served in it's proper form, as XHTML+XML.
I will see what happens, but I would not use XHTML transitional in any
form as it's just plain wrong! in my oppinion.
> And that's why I never need reminding of why I need to push so hard to move
> us to an enterprise-level CMS system and get HTML coding out of the hands of
> the content developers.
Yeah, sounds good, no wonder so many government sites are poorly
Regards Chad. http://freewebdesign.awardspace.biz