Jens Oliver Meiert

June 2007

HTML: All Elements from HTML 1 to XHTML 2.0

Continuously updated index of all elements defined by the HTML 3.2, HTML 4.01 (covering all document types), XHTML 1.0 Strict, XHTML 1.1, HTML 5, and XHTML 2.0 specifications and drafts.

Post from June 30, 2007, filed under .

Arguments for the “style” Attribute

The HTML Working Group is currently arguing about dropping or keeping the style attribute. To encourage discussion outside the Working Group, here are the reasons I see to keep @style

Post from June 27, 2007, filed under .

A Plea for Better Software: Provide Auto-Save

Applications do rarely automatically or periodically save users’ work. They thus fail to prevent unnecessary, frustrating, and expensive loss of work and information. Since this isn’t just a but a critical problem, we need to encourage application developers and owners…

Post from June 25, 2007, filed under .

Load Time, the UX Factor: Facts and Measures

Load time of websites seems to remain our industry’s stepchild, but the vision is real-time surfing, not keeping up with bandwidth. There are still some facts and measures to consider when it comes to efficient websites with a certain ease of use. Here are eight, to be exact.

Post from June 21, 2007, filed under .

WCAG, HTML, and CSS: Maybe the Standards Need a Break

The web development community worries about the development of WCAG, HTML, and CSS (about the latter only since recently). These worries and the related criticism appear to be valid and legitimate—there are problems with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines…

Post from June 15, 2007, filed under .

Requirements for Website Prototypes (and Design Systems)

Best practices for HTML, CSS, and DOM scripting based website prototypes, covering essential requirements from accessibility to universality, and including definitions, pros, and contras. Derived from a recent presentation.

Post from June 9, 2007, filed under and .

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