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Nice, clean code. Should validate fine.

The northwest consultancy site I feel is too bland. It would benefit from a lot more images, and a much smaller font size. Reduce the font size twice in FF - that's more acceptable for me.

I'm not a big fan of the indentation in the church html code, but that's just me.

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Aha - ruthsarian layouts. You've made a good job of them, but just a couple of comments:

Northwest
The bottom of the team list does not render correctly in IE - it could be something to do with
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<p> </p>.
You've retained the elasticity of the structure, but have lost it's best feature - source ordering.

The Church
This is the first site I've seen here with content (almost) first in the source - congratulations - the search engines will do a better job of indexing the site. Are you aware the layout breaks in 800x600 resolution? I know fewer and fewer people are using that resolution but the original 'gargoyles' scales down which is why I mention it.

These are quite complicated layouts. I have to admit the indentation is unusual, but, it helps you to count your way out of all those nested divs. I'm not a guru, however Wink

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Thanks for taking the time to look at those and comment, pineapple and Lorraine.

Yes, the consulting group layout is a bit bland; I think there's only one graphic at all on that page. My next step is to work on some graphic skills in Photoshop or something. My consulting group is on a bit of a hiatus right now, so that site won't be a priority for me again until after spring some time.

And yes, those are indeed Ruthsarian layouts. I've noticed that the church website comes apart occasionally in 800x600, but not in every machine. It looks fine on my parents' old 800x600 monitor, but I've seen it come apart elsewhere. Not sure what's causing that, since the original Gargoyle's layout worked fine everywhere.

Lorraine, I've noticed that same problem in IE, but haven't been able to figure out the source of it. I'll try messing with the paragraph markings some time. Also, what did you mean by

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You've retained the elasticity of the structure, but have lost it's best feature - source ordering.

Thanks again for taking a look at my work. I've been using the Ruthsarian layouts as kind of an educational tool for me. I'm a hack at this stuff, really, and I look at each work as a learning session.

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I've noticed that same problem in IE, but haven't been able to figure out the source of it. I'll try messing with the paragraph markings some time.

Look at the IE related comments on the original.

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Also, what did you mean by

I think you're referring to the source ordering bit. The original skidoo_too explains what this means. Important implications for search engines - also aids accessibility.

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I've been using the Ruthsarian layouts as kind of an educational tool for me.

You're not starting with the easy stuff then. Good on you - in at the deep end, I say.