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Re: [css-d] OT: Lack of Knowledge and the Web Factory

Sent by Rijk van Geijtenbeek on 30 January 2002 17:05

On Wednesday, January 30, 2002, Al wrote:

>> Let's get this onTopic and do please answer my CSS question:
>> How do you use valid CSS to remove the border around an image that is
AS> inside
>> an <a> tag... while using a strict 4.01 doctype? I must use a strict
AS> doctype
>> to support the advanced DOM scripting I use,

That's the flaw in your argument. Please continue to use
  <IMG border=0>
if you care about NN4 (you should for commercial sites), but what's
the problem with HTML 4.01 Transitional or XHTML 1.0 Transitional? The
Advanced DOM scripting will not care about this Doctype you put on
top (and I wonder what advanced DOM scripting you try to pull of in
Netscape 4.x anyway :) )

>> but my "client" will kill the
>> deal if he continues to see those ugly borders around his logo.
>> Straight answer, please.
AS> of course, the client uses NN4 on all 120 computers in the main office and
AS> refuses to switch because everything is working fine.

You could just as well leave the Doctype of all together, or roll your
own DTD (I did) to make validation a more useful tool. IMO, validation
is a tool, not a goal.

 Rijk                            [EMAIL-REMOVED]

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