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Standards (Just for the technically curious)
Details of the standards used on this site and the software used to support them.
The web pages are coded mostly by hand in HTML 4.01 that should be displayed correctly by any browser that can cope with cascaded style sheets (CSS). Very simple styles are used. For consistency and ease of maintenance the navigation tabs and other static information are inserted via server side includes (SSI). Pages that contain columnar layouts still include a modified style served only to Internet Explorer versions earlier than 7 to avoid a width formatting bug.
Text documents are offered for downloading in three formats:
We use Libre Office Writer under Windows and GNU/Linux to create the files in these three formats. This free software to create and read the formats can be downloaded from the links in the column to the left.
The masthead graphics are taken from our own pictures, shot on a Canon Ixus 500 camera and processed into PNG (ISO/IEC 15948:2003) files using The GIMP. These display correctly on modern browsers, but the transparent sections (visible around each picture and the Sealand logo) were not rendered correctly by Internet Explorer versions earlier than 7.