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Re: CSS only sites


From: Leo Smith
Date: Mar 7, 2003 2:44PM

<originalposting>Someone on the list recently asked about real-life
CSS only sites:</originalposting>

<reply>I don't think this was mentioned earlier. There's an entire
archive of sites that use CSS-only for layout. Some sites use relative
positioning, but (as I recall) many use absolute positioning.

I took a look through some recent archives, and the inquiry was in
relation to relatively positioned CSS sites.

www.glasshaus.com seems to mainly use absolute positioning. I
do think that it is a great example, however, of another commercial
site following the design ethic of separating structure from
presentation. Such a site can lend itself very well to accessibility,
both in the case of situational limitations (hardware, software) and
functional limitations such as blindness.



Leo Smith
Web Designer/Developer
USM Office of Publications and Marketing
University of Southern Maine

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