[Seaside] Rails and Seaside
rleon at insario.com
Fri Jan 6 21:10:43 CET 2006
> I'm attaching two screenshots hastily grabbed from my current
> Dabble development image. The HTML is identical for both;
> the first is how it looks coming straight out of Seaside, the
> second is with some external CSS applied. Notice much difference?
> This is one of the areas where I allow myself to be opinionated.
> Developers *should* be producing ugly (and therefore simple and
> semantic) HTML. A modern web designer's job isn't to modify
> that, but to provide a stylesheet that makes that identical
> ugly HTML look beautiful in the browser. If your designer
> doesn't know how to work that way, I strongly suggest that
> you find one who can (or I can put you in touch with some).
I couldn't agree more, letting designers touch HTML was the mistake put
the industry where it is today, in shambles. Not having html pages to
give to designers is a huge feature, not a drawback, it forces the
designers to use CSS, which is what they should be using.
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