Jens Oliver Meiert

September 2007

User Agent Style Sheets: Basics and Samples

CSS budgets for default formatting of documents by the user agent style sheet concept, a cornerstone of the cascade. It means that a web browser doesn’t just present a line of text when it’s fed with an HTML document that has no styling information attached…

Post from September 22, 2007, filed under .

Cost of Solution vs. Cost of Problem

Problems cost money, and problems require solutions that also cost money. This is known in all industries, but in many cases, there is focus on only one side: What does the solution of the problem cost? This ignores the other side, the cost of the problem…

Post from September 20, 2007, filed under .

Microformats Would Benefit from a Pseudo-Namespace

Microformats become more and more popular, accelerated by the questionable success of the nofollow microformat. However, those of them dictating class names cause unnecessary problems that could be avoided by using a “pseudo-namespace.”

Post from September 13, 2007, filed under .

7 Additional Ways to Focus on Users

Smashing Magazine just published my article on “20 (Alternate) Ways to Focus on Users,” and not only may I point out the article but even extend it with a few additional methods. A quick bonus level, so to speak.

Post from September 10, 2007, filed under .

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