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Author tfahrner
Full name Todd Fahrner
Date 2002-04-28 17:58:25 PDT
Message User: tfahrner
  Date: 02/04/28 17:58:25

  Modified: www index.html
  Log:
  link to introductory css resources, etc
  
  Revision Changes Path
  1.11 +16 -14 style/www/index.html
  
  http://style.tigris.​org/source/browse/st​yle/www/index.html.d​iff?r1=1.10&r2=1​.11
  
  (In the diff below, changes in quantity of whitespace are not shown.)
  
  Index: index.html
  ====================​====================​====================​=======
  RCS file: /usr/local/tigris/da​ta/helm/cvs/reposito​ry/style/www/index.h​tml,v
  retrieving revision 1.10
  retrieving revision 1.11
  diff -u -b -r1.10 -r1.11
  --- index.html 2002/04/26 16:43:06 1.10
  +++ index.html 2002/04/29 00:58:25 1.11
  @@ -15,11 +15,11 @@
   prevailed even among the CollabNet-sponsored projects.
   </p>
   
  -<p>Like HTML, CSS is open source by default: just view source and copy the usages apparent in this <strong><a href="/nonav/docs/sa​mpler.html">sampl​er</a></str​ong>. Of course, it takes a while to figure out how not to break things, and more to really make things sing. That's what the mailing lists are for.
  +<p>Like HTML, CSS is open source by default: just view source and copy the usages apparent in this <strong><a href="/nonav/docs/sa​mpler.html">sampl​er</a></str​ong>. Of course, it takes a while to figure out how not to break things, and more to really make things sing. That's what the mailing lists are for. If you're new to CSS, there are some introductory resources listed in <a href="http://style.tigris.​org/servlets/ReadMsg​?msgId=70339&lis​tName=users">this message</a> from the users <a href="http://style.tigris.​org/servlets/Project​MailingListList">mailing list</a>.
   </p>
   
   <p>
  -The HTML and CSS was designed to meet the following goals, and has evidently succeeded well enough to be copied:
  +The HTML and CSS system put forth here was designed to meet the following goals, and has evidently succeeded well enough to be copied:
   </p>
   
   <ul>
  @@ -27,20 +27,10 @@
       <li>Play nice with older and defective user agents, while exploiting the capabilities of modern, standards-conformant UAs like Mozilla</li>
       <li>Be accessible: conforms to all <a href="http://www.section508.gov/">Section 508</a> guidelines, and (nearly) achieves <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR​/WCAG10/#Conformance​">WAI Double-A conformance</a> </li>
       <li>Be reproducible and maintainable through lean, simple, valid markup, relegating all nonessential formatting to the stylesheet</li>
  - <li>Not least: produce <strong>good looks</strong> as-is, yet remain very easy to modify extensively.</li>
  + <li>Not least: produce <strong>good looks</strong> as-is, yet remain very easy to customize extensively.</li>
   </ul>
   
  -<p>
  -CSS taxonomy and terminology:
  -
  -<blockquote><pre>
  - selector { property: value }
   
  - \___declaration___/
  - \___________ rule _________/
  -</pre></bl​ockquote>
  -</p>
  -
   <h3>Goals and antigoals</h3>
   
   <p>
  @@ -62,7 +52,7 @@
   
   <ul>
       <li>To promote - much less enforce - a monolithic look &amp; feel for Web applications whose developers are project members. This will be a mark of failure, though perhaps unavoidable in the beginning. The challenge is to accommodate and encourage a robust genetic diversity <em>within the species</em> - i.e. while retaining the ability to share source. </li>
  - <li>To provide general CSS or HTML support, or a forum for discussion of Web authoring issues not closely relevant to the problem space of the source code hosted here. General, philosophically compatible Web authoring resources are noted in the <a href="/servlets/Proj​ectDocumentList">​Docs</a> component.</li>
  + <li>To provide general CSS or HTML support, or a forum for discussion of Web authoring issues not closely relevant to the problem space of the source code hosted here. <a href="http://two.pairlist.​net/mailman/listinfo​/css-discuss">css-discuss</a> and its archives are full of general CSS goodness.</li>
       <li>To host a production stylesheet server like <a href="http://www.w3.org/St​yleSheets/Core">W3C's</a>​.</li>
   </ul>
   
  @@ -75,3 +65,15 @@
   <p>
   Welcome!
   </p>
  +
  +<p>p.s: Daniel thought this CSS terminology pointer from the dev mailing list was too important not to put on this page:</p>
  +
  +<pre>
  + selector { property: value }
  +
  + \_declaration_/
  + \___________ rule _________/
  +</pre>
  +
  +
  +<p>There, now you don't need to say "CSS tags" ever again.</p>
  
  
  

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