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Dan Rubin's SuperfluousBanter

Design, random musings, and the Web. Since 1977

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XHTML 2 Woes

Well, it seems that a few folks are getting a little riled by the proposed XHTML 2 spec. To gain a little insight (and some colorful phrasing), read Semantic obsolescence [dive into mark], and XHTML 2 and all that [zeldman]. Mark Pilgrim also has a ton of links and terrific descriptions of some of the […]

This item was posted by Dan Rubin on Tuesday, January 14th, 2003.

MT Text Formatting

Ben and Mena have done it again (or rather, will be doing it again…): Six Log: Simple and Powerful Text Formatting. In the “good news to start the year” category, the forthcoming Text Formatting options to be added to MovableType in the near future will add a great deal of scope and usability to MT. […]

This item was posted by Dan Rubin on Friday, January 3rd, 2003.

Zeldman’s CSS Rollovers

OK, now before you go flaming me about what I’m about to say, just take a few deep breaths and stay calm: Zeldman’s CSS Rollovers are not a good thing. Now, this is just my opinion, and as such it may be wrong, or it may simply change at some point in the future — […]

This item was posted by Dan Rubin on Thursday, December 5th, 2002.

W3C Validator Fixed!

Well now, that was a fast turn-around! It appears that someone was checking their email at the W3C and the glitch I experienced was fixed pronto! That’s close to a 10 minute response time, on Thanksgiving no less! :-) Good Job!

This item was posted by Dan Rubin on Thursday, November 28th, 2002.

W3C Validator Broken

The recent improvements to the W3C Validator have broken the validator. Two days ago, this site validated without problems, and now the validator seems to think that I’m missing a closing </h3> tag, when it’s there in plain sight, even in the source output of the validator! This isn’t the only problem either: Just validate […]

This item was posted by Dan Rubin on Thursday, November 28th, 2002.

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