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Re: [css-d] Re: float:right and Mac IE5

Sent by Scott Andrew LePera on 25 January 2002 14:02

>>Isn't it unfortunate that after tortuous table hacks to get 
>>pages that look
>>good we're now beginning to hack css to get the same effect?

> my thoughts exactly. instead of coding all your javascript twice and
> switching with (document.layers) tests and the like, we're now coding all
> our CSS twice to get round the centering and margin bugs and switching it
> around with @imports and similar.

Right on.  I've had arguments with some on other lists about @import 
being just as much of a hack as sniffing for document.layers. But I digress.

For now, I think the latest browsers support CSS well enough that I can 
live with the subtle disparities in rendering and skip writing the CSS 
twice (or more ::shudder:: ).

scott andrew lepera
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