"Cascading Style Sheets"
An degenerating technology, designed to seperate Content from Style, in webdesign, when most internet connections used 16k bits/sec dialup modems.
A good example of 'designed by committee'. It is now unwieldy, bloated, inefficient, fundamentally flawed, unnecessary, and a hinderence to progress.
Just like the Mac vs PC arguments, there are numerous loud fans of css, proving a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing.
wanabee-geek: OMG, you can't use tables in your website. You should spend an extra week doing that 10minute job in CSS.
- i've got deadlines.
- my design works in ALL browsers, ever!
- its future proof.
wanabee-geek: yes butt, yes butt, with my hacks and my reverse exceptions, and a lot of time, i can do almost the same - and i can change the style across the entire site.
professional-geek:my clients have branding. my sites are dynamic. oh fuck it - get educated or drop dead!