The dragons of web design

After working outside, the dragons of web design have reared their head again. The dilemma: what to do about standards?

I've gone back and forth about the dichotomy between web standards and aesthetic design so many times that I'm loath to write of it all again. Yet I find myself coming back to it, because there are some aesthetic problems with this site due to my determination to stay standards-compliant.

Is it time to get ugly?

If you haven't read it yet, you should wander over to a list apart and read their article on the current state of the web.