HTML in Handbook/Install

Jed Clear clear at
Sun Mar 30 15:12:42 UTC 2003

If I point NS4.8 at my local Apache 2 server to look at the Handbook
included with 4.7-RELEASE-p7, then SOME of the screen shots behave
themselves, but others don't.  In install-start.html, ones that don't
are the ones in the numbered lists <li>, Figures 2-3,4,5.

There isn't any diff between the docbook.css on and my
local copy, so I looked at the page source.  NS4.8 displays the page
right with 
	<img src="install/userconfig.png"> 
and fails with 
	<p><img src="install/userconfig.png"></p>
outside of a <li>.  I added the <p></p> on my copy and it started
failing the same way.  Inside the <li> that doesn't seem to make any


Also, I fed
to the W3C validator, and it complained about not being able to identify
the "character encoding".  Once I chose ISO8859-1, it still complained,
although some of that seemed bogus to me (hardly an authority on the


Christian Brueffer wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 30, 2003 at 08:13:34AM -0500, Jed Clear wrote:
> >
> > is unusable with Netscape 4.8 (on WinME).  All the screen shots block
> > text.
> >
> > Of course that page looks fine in Netscape 7.x, IE 5.5, and Konquerer
> > 3.0.4.
> >
> > I realize Netscape 4.x is getting a little long in the tooth, but I'm
> > loath to give up the right-press context menus.
> >
> > -Jed
> Hi,
> this problem has been reported before, it is caused by the stylesheets
> we use.  Turning off CSS in NS 4.x works around it.
> This is probably a bug in NS, but one can never be sure.
> If you want to help resolving this problem, you could comment out parts
> of the stylesheets to see where exactly it breaks.
> - Christian
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> Christian Brueffer      chris at     brueffer at
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