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Re: "Stretchy" vs. Fixed-width

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: "Stretchy" vs. Fixed-width
Date: 2004-11-21 19:16:27
Message-ID: 20041121151553.H18806@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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Note that if you go to a sub page, their "center content" appear to be 
fixed-width, while their top/bottom banner appears to be variable-width 
... *really* looks odd ...

On Sun, 21 Nov 2004, Marc G. Fournier wrote:

>
> Actually, looking at the Microsoft website Dave pointed to, it looks 
> fixed-width to me ... and left justified instead of centered ... I wish doing 
> a 'view source' was a bit easier to read, but from the way their javascript 
> is defined at the top, it looks to be fixed to 855?
>
> <body onLoad="initPopup()" onUnload="exitPopup()">
> <script type="text/javascript">
>  var 
> isW;isW=(document&&document.body.clientWidth&&document.body.clientWidth>=895&&document.getElementById);
> </script>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sun, 21 Nov 2004, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>
>> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> 
>>> On Sun, 21 Nov 2004, Dave Page wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi Josh,
>>>> 
>>>> Add www.microsoft.com to the list of variable ones :-)
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 'k, you do realize that mentioning microsoft *really* doesn't work in 
>>> "variable-widths" favor, eh? :)
>> 
>> Although I appreciate the humor, Microsoft is actually a good example. Yes 
>> they are considered by
>> many as "the Enemy". However they are widely respected even amongst people 
>> who hate them as marketing genuises.
>> A website although primarily a tool, it is primarily a marketing tool.
>> 
>> Something to think about :)
>> 
>> Sincerely,
>> 
>> Joshua D. Drake
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> 
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