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A literal cornucopia of online web design resources to help you keep on top of specifications and sites related to CSS, accessibility, graphic design (color tables and theory), DOM, typography, and much, much more...
posted by Rothko (40 comments total)

 
I never knew there was any such thing as a "literal cornucopia." Amazing, the stuff you learn by reading MeFi...
posted by alumshubby at 7:33 AM on October 29, 2005


This is a literal cornucopia:



Great list, though! Thanks!
posted by mkultra at 7:36 AM on October 29, 2005


Well, mkultra, since it's a two-dimensional representation it's a figurative cornupcopia. But we see where you were headed.
posted by Miko at 7:40 AM on October 29, 2005


I'm adding it to the top of my bookmarks. Many thanks, Rothko.
posted by hall of robots at 7:49 AM on October 29, 2005


Glad to see they included ColourMod even though their link is outdated. Here is the current one.
posted by tweak at 7:52 AM on October 29, 2005


A veritable motherlode of linkage. I'm going to need this.
posted by iconomy at 8:07 AM on October 29, 2005


mkultra: ceci n'est pas une corne d'abondance.
posted by ubernostrum at 8:36 AM on October 29, 2005


Awesome! Thanks Rothko.
posted by jikel_morten at 8:37 AM on October 29, 2005


That's one less excuse I have to continue clinging to table-based layout... Thanks.
posted by Devils Rancher at 8:37 AM on October 29, 2005


Well, mkultra, since it's a two-dimensional representation it's a figurative cornupcopia. But we see where you were headed.

Yeah but figurative is the opposite of literal, so mkultra has a big phat point.
posted by nthdegx at 8:51 AM on October 29, 2005


Excellent! Thanks Rothko.
posted by madamjujujive at 8:57 AM on October 29, 2005


A two-dimensional representation of a literal cornucopia, perhaps?

And when do I get my "cornucopia over IP" upgrade from SBC so I can have a literal cornucopia?
posted by ZenMasterThis at 9:06 AM on October 29, 2005


Yum! That's going to come in very handy, thanks.
posted by funambulist at 9:19 AM on October 29, 2005


Finally, a liberal medium!
posted by srboisvert at 9:43 AM on October 29, 2005


I'd say its a digitized reproduction of a two-dimensional representation of a physical cornucopia.
posted by papakwanz at 9:52 AM on October 29, 2005


er. LITERAL cornucopia, not physical
posted by papakwanz at 9:52 AM on October 29, 2005


"Point-to-Point Cornucopia over Ethernet" (PPCoE)

Anyway, very useful. thanks.

[this is good]
posted by mystyk at 10:00 AM on October 29, 2005


Adding my thanks - Many sites I'm familiar with, many more I haven't seen, and all conveniently in one spot. I'll be digging around here for a while.
posted by jalexei at 10:04 AM on October 29, 2005


please take the cornucopia comments to metatalk k thx
posted by Rothko at 10:06 AM on October 29, 2005


Thanks for the links, Rothko.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 10:28 AM on October 29, 2005


An individual without a Mefi account forwarded me these links:

• http://www.bobbyvandersluis.com/main/linkLibrary.php
• http://www.tdrake.net/?p=34
• http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/Online/webdesign/css.html
http://www.ja-design.netfirms.com/bookmarks.htm

Hope you find them useful.
posted by Rothko at 10:38 AM on October 29, 2005


great stuff. I've been meaning to go looking for helpful resources such as these, but have been far too lazy to crawl google for hours to find the good ones. Thanks.
posted by thanatogenous at 12:07 PM on October 29, 2005


Fantastic info. Many thanks to Rothko
posted by farmen at 12:43 PM on October 29, 2005


I, for one, welcome our new cornucopia overlords.
posted by Hildegarde at 1:01 PM on October 29, 2005


It's reasonable to show a photo of a cornucopia and say, "this is a literal cornucopia", since "this" clearly doesn't refer to the representation but the thing being represented.

Otherwise, you wouldn't ever be able to say "this is a literal [anything]" because some pedant will just say "no, 'this' is a pronoun." It's fair to indicate a thing using a representation for that thing, with the understanding that the representation is meant to stand in for the thing itself. Language fails entirely if you cannot use symbols.
posted by George_Spiggott at 1:13 PM on October 29, 2005


...and we have a cornucopia of pedants here.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 1:32 PM on October 29, 2005


Wowza. What a great resource. Thanks for the link.
posted by yakcat01 at 1:34 PM on October 29, 2005


I'd say its a digitized reproduction of a two-dimensional representation of a physical cornucopia.

It may be transmitted as a digitized reproduction, however, when projected on the screen, it becomes, literal, image, a 2-dimensional representation of a cornucopia.
posted by delmoi at 2:09 PM on October 29, 2005


Used as a metaphor, the collection of diverse, plentiful links is (metaphorically) a literal cornucopia. To be pedantic.

-Todd Lokken
posted by Rothko at 2:20 PM on October 29, 2005


Awesome. Thanks to the links provided, I am now valid. Yes. Exactly.
posted by panoptican at 3:08 PM on October 29, 2005


Sorry to have kicked off the pedantry. It really bugs me when people who are literate enough to know better abuse literal as some sort of meaningless intensifier when they obviously mean a figurative (metaphorical) sense. At least it's not the usual its/it's or to/too or affect/effect.
posted by alumshubby at 4:05 PM on October 29, 2005


please take the cornucopia comments to metatalk k thx

Awww hell no, buckaroo.

You done brung this into the post and now you are gonna have to lay in it. You have given all us web folk a great resource and a good chuckle over your delivery of such. Let us have our fun.

Oh. and "thx"!
posted by Rawhide at 5:27 PM on October 29, 2005


Ceci n'est pas un cornucupia.
posted by Slithy_Tove at 6:40 PM on October 29, 2005


thanks Rothko, excellent resource.
posted by j.p. Hung at 9:09 PM on October 29, 2005


Used as a metaphor, the collection of diverse, plentiful links is (metaphorically) a literal cornucopia. To be pedantic.

I would have said it is a virtual cornucopia of resources, Rothko. A pre-tech virtual.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 9:25 AM on October 30, 2005


I think we should all club together to get Rothko's friend a Metafilter account - he/she would be a worthy member of our little commmunity
posted by tommyc at 10:09 AM on October 30, 2005


P.S. alumshubby I too was to effected by you're post. I would of mention it's powerful affect on me be for but its not the done thing...


posted by tommyc at 10:12 AM on October 30, 2005


great, thanks.
posted by blag at 2:42 PM on October 30, 2005


[this is good]
posted by dg at 5:45 PM on October 30, 2005


I don't think literal means what some of you guys think it means.
posted by nthdegx at 8:36 AM on November 5, 2005


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