cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/stylesheets/xhtml lfs-navigational.xsl
bdubbs at swbell.net
Sun May 9 15:47:26 PDT 2004
Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs said the following on 08-05-2004 19:38:
>> Those 'meaningless' divs provide a handle for controlling the
>> presentation with stylesheets. The area that is affected is the
>> navigation links. They are not in the xml at all. The divs make
>> more sense than the incorrect list (ul). I used the (br) to avoid yet
>> another set of divs.
> You don't need those handles and the exact same presentation can be
> achieved with ul. This is really about seperating structure/content
> from presentation. While I agree with your following point that HTML
> is a really poor language for expressing meaning, it doesn't mean we
> shouldn't make the effort at all. Like you said previously, we want
> LFS to excell in all areas, so there is no reason to neglect the HTML
> and take the easy way out.
I'm all for separating structure/content from presentation. If someone
can create the proper css file to accomplishes the goal, I'm all for
it. The problem is that I don't see where the presentation is correct
using the ul structure .. at least with Mozilla. AFAIK, Mozilla is the
browser that is the best at standards implementation.
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