Ted Nelson

All it is is FTP with lipstick

Ted Nelson, on HTML, in an inverview with Jim Whitehead, 1996

pngslice

Greek letter pi in slices 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nunc convallis euismod blandit. Fusce sed enim at dolor adipiscing feugiat sed nec nisl. Ut eget sem ante, rhoncus malesuada elit. Maecenas consectetur consectetur quam eu tristique. Aliquam id rhoncus diam. Cras mollis sodales ligula, in convallis arcu eleifend eget. Suspendisse tempor aliquet lorem, volutpat pretium velit dictum varius. Maecenas volutpat mi id orci hendrerit sed auctor leo tincidunt. Phasellus porta turpis at nulla fringilla pharetra. Donec imperdiet tincidunt ultrices. Pellentesque ut varius orci. Donec eu ipsum dolor. Morbi posuere ultrices lacus at luctus. Nunc laoreet molestie enim, non egestas dolor laoreet in. Quisque ipsum velit, cursus at consectetur ut, condimentum ut orci.

Please note that the techniques used by this old program are obsolete — CSS shapes produce the same effects (and more) with much less work.

The pngslice program is a tool for the implementation of Eric Meyer's ragged floats. This is an HTML technique which allows text to flow around an irregularly shaped image. The idea is to slice the image into thin strips which are trimmed and stacked vertically.

The pngslice program performs this slicing for png images and writes a fragment of HTML to handle the image inclusion; it is distributed as a Unix source package, and is released under the GNU GPLv2.

 

05/08/2013

lang en fr | validate xhtml css