How to get to the Xfce 4.4 website
nickschermer at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 09:10:44 CET 2006
On 1/10/06, Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at xfce.org> wrote:
> Jasper Huijsmans schreef:
> > Brian J. Tarricone schreef:
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> >> On 1/10/2006 10:49 AM, Nick Schermer wrote:
> >>> On 1/10/06, Alexander Toresson <alexander.toresson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> I agree with all the others. It's a great design. I've just got one
> >>>> question: Is the page resolution independent? That is, does it use
> >>>> full width of your browser window, or is it static width?
> >>> I was thinking of both :). 780px and 100%. Enough space in the header
> >>> a small buttun :P.
> >>>> I'm asking because I've seen just too many pages on the net that are
> >>>> static width, and therefore just use a part of your full horizontal
> >>>> resolution on monitors that are reasonably high resolution
> >>>> 1680x1050 etc).
> >>> Yes, but it's hard to design and in most cases a website "designed"
> >>> 780px is a but ugly in 1600px. But i'll give it a shot.
> >> Yuck. This is just lazy, IMHO. I did my site's layout entirely using
> >> 'em's. It's not that hard and will scale to any monitor/font-size
> >> combo. The real killer here is the font size: people on 1600x1200
> >> monitors will likely not be using 12pt fonts in their browser, and if
> >> you force the font size to be 12pt, it'll be painful to read. Use
> >> only, please.
> > I strongly agree with that: Use relative sizes (em's are good) and don't
> > force font sizes on the user (If I choose a default font size, it's
> > because I want to read pages in that font size...).
> Relative font sizes are ok as long as the main text is 100%.
I've started working on the css. There will be 2 fontsizes: normal (69%)
and all fonts will be defined as 'em's (including margins).
I hope this is good enough, atleast it works on the freebsd site.
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Btw: thanks for svn access, i'll check it out tonight.
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