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Dear god am I sick of buggy web browsers

I should never have started playing with web design tricks.

The example earlier has been redone with a light pastel blue in place of the drab grey background. That's the easy part.

Everything I've spent the day doing turns out to work in FF3/Win and IE7/Win, slightly b0rked on Opera/Win but b0rked hideously on */Mac. So it's useless. Fortunately, it's just a stylesheet I've got to trash. And I learned a fair bit.... at least, I think I did. It remains demoralizing to have to scrap a whole bunch of design because it doesn't work as intended.

Fortunately, I've managed to consume twice my own mass in pizza. Today demanded that.

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spudtater
Jan. 16th, 2009 10:45 pm (UTC)
digitalraven
Jan. 16th, 2009 10:56 pm (UTC)
I've given up on what I was trying—using • characters manipulated with bizarre CSS to fake rounded box corners without using images—because I can no longer be fucked.
spudtater
Jan. 16th, 2009 11:07 pm (UTC)
Ewww… ick.

How 'bout using CSS3 rounded border rules for browsers that support it, and just allowing more primitive browsers to display them as square?
digitalraven
Jan. 16th, 2009 11:20 pm (UTC)
That is indeed what I'm doing.
spudtater
Jan. 16th, 2009 11:25 pm (UTC)
"Graceful degradation" is a phrase I live by when adjusting sites for IE6.   8^P
digitalraven
Jan. 16th, 2009 11:32 pm (UTC)
I'll bet.

Thanks for the second viewpoint. It's a big help.
spudtater
Jan. 16th, 2009 11:48 pm (UTC)
No prob, glad my input is of some use!

(Also, it's nice to see a site which isn't six shades of ugly.)   8^)
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digitalraven
Jan. 17th, 2009 12:55 am (UTC)
The use of proper HTML&CSS for the victory of sanity.

It's been too long since I touched any of either, and I've been re-learning the basics along with best practice.
digitalraven
Jan. 18th, 2009 09:20 pm (UTC)
...I've finally checked the page I was fighting with in IE, and it's fuck-ugly still. Bah.
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