Stumped:: web HTML. Caution, may be OT.
chrizach at gmail.com
Thu May 29 07:39:07 UTC 2008
On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 8:57 AM, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> Several weeks ago a friend asked why my www.thought.org page
> was so hard to read. She said that part of my text was black
> on the deep-blue bg on my RHS. I stopped and checked with
> firefox; things looked fine. I've done all markup by hand since
> '94, very carefully, with only browsers in the ports tree--
> mozilla, firefox, a couple others.
> About a week ago I viewed my homepage with KDE Konq and almost
> flipped out. One "free" commercial historical calender event
> feature was glued to the bottom of my blue bar (<TABLE></TABLE>)
> on the RHS of the page. And yep, the new text and other things
> were centered in the middle of the long blue rectangle.
> Since I have a few weeks now to work on things beside research,
> it's time to update my main web page. My friend was using IE;
> it may be that Konqueror uses a similar parser to position
> things on a .php or .html page.
> Other than beginning from Zero and trying to determine exactly
> what causes firefox and konq to diverge, do any of you have any
> other ideas? I've never learned an HTML editors because of the
> learning curve. But:: if/when I come up with a better design for
> my home page, I'm willing to try again:: any best (simple) HTML
> editors in ports?
> I'd be much obliged for any help here.
> Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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I say keep using the technique you're using now. That's what I'd do. Instead
of finding a HTML Editor
just find a simple text editor and write all your HTML in a clean manner.
I don't know where Ted got his statistics from, but most people I know use
simple text editors for writing their HTML, CSS
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