Ben has got a nice review of the code that’s under the hood of some popular web companies like flickr, and skype. I was most surprised/disturbed to find out that flickr still uses nested tables and spacer.gifs.

What?! My back. My head. My heart!

Now, I heard they did implement some of the ideas used in Dunstan Orchard’s flickr version used in the 2005 SXSW Flash vs. HTML game show panel, but I guess not enough.

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Flickr Uses Nested Tables! by Kevin Hale

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  1. Gene · 5 years ago

    Cool out bro, if anything its a lesson that well formed xhtml doesn’t make that big a diff in making money from a product idea…

  2. Kevin Hale · 5 years ago

    You’re telling me.

    *cough *cough