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Re: I had the same problem on a page and......
From Bob on 29 May '01
replying to Re: I had the same problem on a page and...... posted by Inachu

Netscape is very much "an ignorant piece of sh*&t." This particular error can be solved by placing a background="" tag in every nested table cell.

>I was like this too at first but found out that if I also ran my site on one of those
>automated website checkers I had tons of errors.
>
>It's just that IE is more forgiving and will be blind to those errors.
>
>Netscape is really more compliant to the HTML standards but its hard to say what
>standards to follow.
>
>Certainly IE has caught up and is beating netscape now but does that mean IE HTML and java is the correct version?
>No.
>
>So I suggest that all HTML programmers stick to the standard html until all browsers
>have the updated support for the code. I like reading the "WEB TECHNIQUES"
> and also the CD Book with several shareware and trail ware programs for the web.
>
>I reccomend you visit your local book store and invest in that $13 CD magazine.
>
>It has a wealth of info on it.
>
>I still build my site for 100% compliance under 4.76 Netscape.
>
>But more and more people are moving to using server side browser detection
>and serving the person with the respective browser html.
>This cuts down on broken looking sites.
>
>Oh and did you hear! Microsoft lost the java court case!
>HAHAHA!
>Shame on you Microsoft!
>
>Java will remain cross platform forever. Anyone trying to dilute it should also loose
>in court!
>
>
>Inachu
>
>>I was able to fix it and fix other problems I did not even know I had.
>>
>>I downloaded a program for free called tidy.exe and it has been a life saver for syntax errors that can really cause problems in webpages. One warning though, if you have major problems with your page it will re-arrange it sometimes, but it will fix it.
>>
>>
>>I tried using different color backgrounds with embedded tables before I got tidy and I that didn't work either. I spent alot of time trying to fix embedded tables before tidy.
>>
>>Now if someone would be kind enough to answer some of my questions that I am posting in the following note.




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