[dev-context] new web site

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Sun Oct 3 00:15:42 CEST 2004


h h extern said this at Sat, 2 Oct 2004 20:46:38 +0200:

>> - Assuming most of the CSS is 'frozen', you could move that into 
>>   a separate style.css file and linking to that. It will save you
>>   on traffic and it makes it easier to use a different CSS file 
>>   for IE (if desired). The best 'real' solution for IE and older 
>>   browsers would (no doubt) be to use frames.
>
>i had that as a start, however, there is nothing like a symbolic color; 
>ans so i would end up with some 20 nearly identical css styles that then 
>had to be downloaded;

Um, this might be naive, cos I haven't dealt with heavy CSS support in
multiple browsers, but...

Why not let the stylesheets "cascade"? Define the geometry in style.css
and have colors defined locally? That'll cut down somewhat, no?

adam
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