Well, I'm now in a pretty nasty predicament. It seems that Netscape basically, well, stinks, at least when it comes to stylesheets and DHTML. I've recently found that DHTML offers a very easy way to cleanly allow me to dynamical update small chunks of data within a web page (using IFRAME, SPAN and the innerHTML property). This makes for highly interactive websites, where a page can be sectioned into various regions and buttons on a page relate only to their own particular region. This is an incredible boon for bandwidth, and also allows you to design small, succinct pieces of code which can be then be arranged into meaningful pages by your users. Unfortunately, it's not easy to implement this with Mozilla. And, in fact, the code that is required to get this feature to work with Mozilla actually has a syntax that breaks IE5 (gee, go figure). So there's not even a clean way of using conditional code. Add to that the fact that Mozilla doesn't even seem to like stylesheets. I have a simple JSP with a stylesheet which shows an image, some text and then a one-line script. I have another JSP that shows a few links. I show these two JSPs, each in a frame, and then a third frame with some HTML content. In IE5, it comes up great, in Mozilla no dice. All I see is the text, no image. The image flashes up for a second, then goes away. Anyway, my dilemma is this: if I don't use the frames or the IFRAME/SPAN technique, I can still code web pages. But frankly DHTML makes a lot more sense to me than having to reload an entire page every time one region changes. So I'm going to work on this a bit and see what I can come up with, but the upshot is that I might just have to code for IE5 and the heck with Netscape. And I hate that idea, because that's exactly what Microsoft would love to hear. <sigh> Any ideas? +--- | This is the JAVA/400 Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to JAVA400-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to JAVA400-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to JAVA400-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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