Why? I think that has been the question echoing over and over in my mind. Why? Why? Why was this choice made?
One thing that CSS allows us to use for screen presentation are alternate cursors. This is not the idea of downloading or forcing a download of a cursor, as was done in the past (though that is possible as well), but instead, we use several built in concept cursors.
Fluid and liquid layouts are definitely considered the 'ideal' design type right now, and I cannot agree more. I much prefer a fluid design over a set layout. For text we know that relative sizing (meaning the use of em, ex, and percentages) are preferred over the use of pixel sizing.
In a time of web developers who just like to say that 'Tables are Evil' and can't (or won't) explain why, this article will attempt to give you some solid reasons that people create tableless designs. Included are six major benefits of creating tableless sites, and how to sell your desire to alter your website to a resistant manager.