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Fellow WaSP Douglas Bowman has posted a analysis of the benefits of tableless design. It’s based on his presentation at Digital Design World in which he made-over Microsoft’s home page using only CSS for layout.

What’s makes this post especially interesting is Bowman’s focus on real-world business benefits:

I thought it was worth pointing out that it’s now very possible to demonstrate and walk through how they — or any company — could create one super-powered version that uses leaner markup, works in more browsers, and increases accessibility. All demonstrated within the time span of an hour or two…

As Samwise would say, “Now there’s an eye-opener and no mistake.”

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