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Xavier Neys wrote:
> Please do not assume some text will always be as short as you think.
> For instance, displaying a date in a narrow column is a bad idea. Some
> will be
> wider than you think (different languages, different formats,
Just out of interest, why not stick to using the internationally
accepted YYYY-MM-DD format everywhere?
Of course page layout should preferably not break whatever format is
used, I just don't understand why people continue to use different
(often ambiguous) formats when a perfectly good standard exists. Am I
missing something obvious?
> BTW, I agree that using tables for the layout should be avoided but using
> tables to show tabular data is exactly what they were meant for in the
> place. We have plenty of them and they stay.
Naturally. Not using <table> for a table is just as wrong as the opposite.
/ Stefan :)
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