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”What’s 43 Folders?”
43Folders.com is Merlin Mann’s website about finding the time and attention to do your best creative work.

This isn’t the kind of code quality you should launch with

You shouldn't have launched the site with HTML this bad. Among other things, a does not take an attribute called ref, comments are delimited by strictly defined and easy-to-get-right characters, you have tons of empty h2 class="title" elements, you don't have a print stylesheet (thanks for burning through our expensive coloured ink), you're styling inside elements, you've got so many classes on some divs it's clear somebody doesn't understand the cascade, and by God you're actually still using tables for layout.

And you have the temerity to label this nonsense XHTML Strict. No wonder the thing breaks in IE6; the site's HTML is broken.

43 Folders: The Failed Redesign of September ’07.

Think you can fix the problems using your 43 Folders system? That I’d like to see.

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