[Thunar-dev] Fallback website

Biju Chacko botsie at xfce.org
Sat Sep 10 06:31:24 CEST 2005

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>>Jeff Franks wrote:
>>>Benedikt, Jasper,
>>>I'm just about finished the new layout pages using NO TABLES. I'm trying 
>>>to choose the minimum web page width to minimize ugly overlap of page 
>>>elements when the browser window is narrowed. Just out of curiosity why 
>>>does the page have to fit into an 890x670 firefox window?  To set one 
>>>mimimum width across all elements I have placed the entire <body> 
>>></body> in a #container element. If I set the minimum width for this 
>>>container to 890px will that be about right?
>>890x670 (+/- 30px) is the average size of browser windows we have here
>>on both X11 and Windows workstations, for resolutions from 1024x768 (I
>>don't quite get it why people use such large browser windows in such a
>>small resolution, but whatever) to 1600x1200. Don't ask me why this is,
>>but I assume that this size is a good compromise to not waste too much
>>screen space for the browser window, but still be able to view all (but
>>some broken) websites with horizontal scrollbars.
>>The website does not need to be limited to that size, but it should be
>>possible to display the website with a browser at this size w/o having
>>to scroll horizontally or wrapping menu texts. There's no problem if the
>>menu text is wrapped for widths below 750px.
> BTW: Right now it looks like this for me:
> http://xfce.org/~benny/tmp/thunar-web.png
> The horizontal scrollbar stays even if I resize the window.

Just as a suggestion -- can we go live with this? Let's have something 
up which we can fix as we go along ...

-- b

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