A reference to a by-gone era when people took pride in their jobs, their communities, and their country. It was stamped on products signifying quality, well made, and durable. This all finished in the 1980's with Thatcher’s rampant capitalism.
1:"That black & white movie was fun - really funny in places"
2:"yeah, it says it was made in england"
1)"wow, a 1937 Aston Martin still working. Thats made in england!"
2)"yea. my 2005 Aston Martin is in the scrap heap already"
"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!