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Anshuman Maini
Thursday, September 25, 2003

... a name like CutCo, or EdgeCom, or InterSlice or DATAMAXINFOTECH.

Homer Simpson
Thursday, September 25, 2003

I guess I won't outsource web development to company that uses <font> tags in its home page.

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Thursday, September 25, 2003

I'm not a web person, so I'm curious: why are <font> tags bad?  (Hurry before this gets deleted...)

Grumpy Old-Timer
Thursday, September 25, 2003

I'm not a web guy either but I believe they're non-standard and you're supposed to use stylesheets instead.

Chris Nahr
Thursday, September 25, 2003

Its not non-standard in HTML 4.1 and earlier, but in XHTML1.1 they're illegal.

Furthermore they add markup cruft that adds no value (you can add styling with Cascading Style Sheets (which are cached), and reduce total bandwidht by 20% or more (in my experience).  Using the Font tag basically shows a lack of understanding of current trends in web development and a general disregard for the company's bandwidth bill.

Thursday, September 25, 2003

Homer, that's the first thing that ran through my mind when I saw this earlier.  I didn't post it because I figured somebody from FC would have deleted it by now.

By the way, what DOES CompuGlobalHyperMegaNet do, if anything?

Joe Blandy
Thursday, September 25, 2003

According to this HTML tag is deprecated (not the only one).

I guess it is good to follow the standards :)

Sorry for being pedantic but the whole site is below my criteria for software company.

read-only mode disabled
Thursday, September 25, 2003

Unless you have to support old crufty browsers and don't fell like spending several weeks to learn the "nifty" way to do everything.

Especially when font tags still work...

Steve Barbour
Thursday, September 25, 2003

It seems strange that there is so much focus on the <font> tag when there are so many other, more glaring problems with this web site.

How about all the links that don't go anywhere; the clipping of the first character in each line of the flash animation; the pointing fingers (indicating links) that aren't links; splitting software into two words - Soft Ware; the poor English and redundancy on the Technical Writing page. The list goes on and on.

I swear, people that post these kind of links to their sites on JoS must be masochists.

Thursday, September 25, 2003

Poor guy. That page looks like ass on Mozilla.

Leonardo Herrera
Thursday, September 25, 2003

Oooooo... the internet. They have that on computers now?!

Homer J. Simpson
Thursday, September 25, 2003

I went to see the prices and it says Under[EXPLETIVE] construction.

Jeez i had a decent project for these guys.

Friday, September 26, 2003

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