Donkey on the Edge

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Hello Cufón goodbye sIFR

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Wow, finally a sensible-looking alternative to sIFR. I mean don’t get me wrong, I’ve used sIFR all over the place and I love it’s type-handling but dang, those variables are pointless. Pretty much most of the ‘adjustments’ you’re supposed to be able to make to control size etc. have just never made it out of fiddlycamp…

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Microsoft Announces SuperPreview for IE Browser Testing Webdesigner Depot

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So I maintain a pile of Windows disk images to test sites in the nastiest of environments. Ever since we switched to targeting standards, I no longer need to test in every permutation of OS and browser but I do feel better with a good look at XP/IE6, XP/IE7 and Vista combos. You can add the extra fun of matching the four-hundred Vista OS sub-versions (MS amazes me, who, but who, thought that that would be a good commercial idea. I do wonder how MS manages to be the world’s most successful business–but I digress) and you end up with quite a hefty VM library.

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