Of CSS and XHTML
mike.morgan at oregonstate.edu
Thu Dec 4 21:14:59 UTC 2003
David Miller wrote:
> There isn't anything NS4-specific (server-push isn't even NS4 specific,
> Mozilla and NS7 can do it, too). But there are eye candy markups that NS4
> can understand that aren't valid 4.01 strict (like the FONT tags for
> example). Remove the font tags and everything will be black on white in
> your default font on NS4, regardless of the colors/fonts in your CSS. That
> sort of thing.
Technically you should not rely on color alone for styles anyway.
Markup should be made so that if the page was seen in black and white
they could still differentiate between elements based on other style
attributes: weight, size, decoration, etc. If you're a color-blind
person and the page does not work right in black and white it is
irrelevant if it works in Netscape 4.x.
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