[nycbug-talk] Re: new NYCBUG www site. . .

Jesse Callaway jesse
Sat Jul 17 17:53:35 EDT 2004

On Jul 17, 2004, at 1:39 AM, marco at metm.org wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 01:13:12AM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
>> I really have to agree with Bob I's comment about fixed width, all
>> dimensions should be relative (cf css em, ex or %), not based on px.
> Very, very few dimensions should be relative.  The only dimension which
> works across all the broken versions of IE is px.
> I for one hate reading sites where the lines are extremely long, there
> have been many studies which show that long lines are much harder to
> read.  Implementing true columns (like a newpaper) is difficult.
> There has to be some tweaking of the style sheets to make everything
> look right, but all in all the design of the new site looks good.
> -- 
> Marco

Making little tweaks on pages where everthing is relative ends up 
taking hours.

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