Seybold column: Why Tables for Layout Is Stupid

Subject: Seybold column: Why Tables for Layout Is Stupid
From: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 07 Jan 2007 16:00:31 -0500

Thought this might be of interest to our HTML crew: http://

It's an interesting take on why CSS is better than tables (mostly), plus a relatively painless intro to some of the advantages of CSS. In addition the the content, the site represents an interesting way of making a Web-based presentation light and interesting (a mostly appropriate and effective use of humor and illustrations), thus possibly something people will read and absorb. Also a bunch of links outside the presentation to various things of interest.

There are a few flaws, such as the assumption you know more CSS than maybe you actually know, inconsistent page lengths, and overuse (imho) of blue-bolded text, but on the whole... very interesting indeed.

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Geoff Hart ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca

(try geoffhart -at- mac -dot- com if you don't get a reply)

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