> 1) One of my fellow employees came up to me today and asked a very good
> question "What should I, as a designer know about the limitations and
> compatibility of using web standards to complete a website"
I would highly recommend Jeffrey Zeldman's book, Designing with Web
You might also want to read what DevEdge said on the subject , and
many of the other links listed in a recent Design by Fire posting .
> 2) I was then approached hours later by our marketing department to not
> only explain to them how web standards but to give strong points on why
> the company should adopt these standards but also push them to new and
> old clients. my first thought was, "this should be easy" but then i ran
> into allot of snags, like OLD browsers, ahhh! but again I am looking for
> books and I-Net web addresses, I did point them to WASP, which has a
> great article about web standards in the corporate world, but looking to
> push on this.
Or you might throw the most startling fact I've ever read in regards to
designing with web standards, which is in regards to how much bandwidth
Microsoft would save every year if they converted their web site to a
standards-based design . Business people like numbers. How's saving
329 terabytes per year for a number?
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