When
· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · March
· · · · 10 (1 entry)

Who Ya Gonna Call? · What hap­pened was, I saw this this cool ar­ti­cle in A List Apart about how you can do drop-shadows on pic­tures and text us­ing pure CSS tech­niques. I thought the lit­tle pic­ture to your right would be im­proved there­by, so I cut-n-pasted the code and made some changes to fit on­go­ing bet­ter. It worked per­fect­ly in Sa­fari first time. It blew up in Mac IE but who cares. It worked fine in Win­dows IE. It broke in a very ir­ri­tat­ing way in Mozil­la on all plat­form­s. I blew about three hours one af­ter­noon fid­dling with mar­gins and padding and this and that, get­ting more and more fu­ri­ous, snarling at my loved ones, and achiev­ing ex­act­ly noth­ing. What ya gonna do? Who ya gonna cal­l? (The sto­ry has a hap­py end­ing) ...
 
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