_____/ On Wednesday 24 August 2005 07:11, [Els] wrote : \_____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> ____/ On Wednesday 24 August 2005 00:19, [Mimic] wrote : \____
>>> A List Apart have just released their redesign.(like within the last 8
>>> hours :P)
>>> Given the amount of webdesign talk around here, I think alot of people
>>> could do with looking at it.
>>> Looks GREAT, 100% valid code and xbrowser compatible. Take heed.
>> There will be a few confused readers (including me) whose DNS server will
>> point them to the old site. Here is the new site's IP address:
>> Hope it contributes,
> It does, thanks.
>> PS - I noticed many people who are amazed (in blogs, and
>> alt.www.webmaster), but apart from the neat CSS tricks, it doesn't appeal
>> to me visually. This comes to show what a huge rule taste plays.
> Not to mention the fixed width.
> Also, when enlarging the font in Firefox, the menu loses items. Just
> out of sight, no scrollbar. People with bad eyesight can't get to the
> feed, nor are allowed to contribute. Apparently.
Publishers prefer to receive contributions from authors with a keen eyes.
Evidently, the take it too literally. *smile*
> With the very small body text, the percentage of people who need to
> enlarge the text is higher than usual too. Font size only /one/ notch
> up already gets the 'feed' menu item off screen on a 1024x768 window.
I suppose they could have it spill over to a second row or stick to smaller
fonts, but it's no cure. It's like putting out fire using fire.