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What does "a list apart" mean? It's the name of a website (http://alistapart.com) which about teaching how to style websites with CSS (a script language to specify the layout of a web page). I'm curious that is 'A list apart' here more of a technical saying or it does mean something without the technical context? What does list mean here? Many thanks!
Nov 21, 2016 3:57 PM
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The name probably stems from the fact that they wanted to create a new mailing list (it originally hasn't been a web site) setting itself apart from other already existing mailing lists regarding the same topic by providing higher quality content. Thus, a list apart.
November 21, 2016
To me 'a list apart' means a separate list. But I am not a programmer! Bob
November 21, 2016
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