>> <font class="contentLinkBold2">
>>That's right folks, they're using a FONT
tag along with CSS. Does this
>>make sense to ANYONE?
> Actually, in some situations
it can make a great deal of sense
> (although I'm not saying whether c|net's use of it does or
> Let's say you need to support browsers back through the 3.x era, as
institutions and universities must do. Let's further assume that
> you've been told a
certain bit of text MUST be red. You could
> accomplish this like so:
Oh that might I understand (if not necessarily agree
But C|Net's usage isn't "old way + css" it's "let's open a <font> tag and just use CSS
Any browser that doesn't understand CSS isn't going to do anything with it, and
any browser that does understand CSS doesn't need the <font> tag.
That's what I mean by
teaching people the wrong way.
Your suggestion '<font color="red" class="urgent">'
makes much more sense and would be teaching people the right way to achieve ultimate backward