Joel Uckelman on 5 Dec 2001 05:42:29 -0000

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Re: hosers-talk: web crap

Thus spake Josh:
> Joel Uckelman sez:
> >Thus spake "Jon Stewart":
> >> What is the magic acronym I need to research in order to give a website a 
> >> global template (header, side bar, footer, etc.) and have it defined in 
> >> only one place (as opposed to every page in the site)?
> >> 
> >> Does CSS do the job, or does it only do text stuff?
> >> 
> >> I just need a point in the right direction.
> >
> >It's more complicated than that. CSS lets you alter the display properties o
> f 
> >elements, but doesn't cause elements to be displayed. If you want a uniform 
> he
> >ader, define a div.header in your stylesheet for it, and put all the crap th
> at
> > goes in your header at the top of every page.
> >
> >Maybe there is some better way, but I don't know what it is.
> This is what I was going to reply with but I was too lazy.
> Joel, did you upgrade lynx with your recent RH upgrade? I swear
> ctrl-z stopped backgrounding lynx for me.

Yes, but ctrl-z works for me. Maybe you're not doing it right. Heh.