Hello! IE 7 and Libertarians for Web Standards

Well, I didn’t mention it until now, because my own home page broke when IE 7 was released last week. It really fries my chops, because I know of a couple 7 year old sites designed in tables that didn’t break. My site is XHTML 1.0 Transitional and it validates, yet when I saw it in IE 7 I wanted to yell! It looked like some avant garde horizontal CSS layout.
The problem is discussed by guys who do this stuff more than I do, and so they should know. It didn’t work for me, but I didn’t try very hard to make it work either. (These things seem known.)

What I did was ugly and I don’t want to discuss it. I am working on a whole new site that runs on Ruby-on-Rails. (As if I didn’t have enough to do.)

Libertarians ? Web Standards ?

My friend Eric ran for congress as a Libertarian. He says the big party candidates got him thrown off the ballot for being too small a candidate. (I am paraphrasing here, and he seems a little glad its over.) I helped him to make a site with MT, and it was noticed by CNET. Turns out more Libertarian sites were standards compliant than any other party’s sites. (If you want to know who was second, go read the article at CNET.)
Now that I am done with IE7 and politics, I’ll go over and see what breaks in Firefox version 2.0.

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