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From "Till Westmann" <ti...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New website
Date Thu, 11 Jun 2015 04:37:27 GMT
Ok, I see the point of having shorter lines, but I think that we still 
should try to maintain a consistent page width.
Maybe we can do so by moving to a 2-column layout or by just making the 
font size bigger (the current default size is pretty small for my eyes 
anyway ...)?

On 9 Jun 2015, at 18:21, Ian Maxon wrote:

> It's on purpose. For big long stretches of text, it makes it really 
> hard to
> read if the text takes up the whole width of the page. For bigger text 
> with
> graphics though it's not much of an issue.
>
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2015 at 6:19 PM, Till Westmann <tillw@apache.org> 
> wrote:
>
>> I generally like the stylesheet, but I think that we still have some
>> layout challenges.
>> The width of the individual pages is not consistent and that 
>> doesn’t look
>> nice switching between “tabs”.
>> Do you know why that happens?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Till
>>
>>> On Jun 4, 2015, at 7:44 PM, Ian Maxon <imaxon@uci.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hey everyone,
>>>
>>> I've been working on making a better website to use for our Apache
>> domain.
>>> You can check out a preview here :
>>> *https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/
>>> <https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/>* , and the source is
>> here :
>>> https://github.com/parshimers/asterix-website . It should build like 
>>> any
>>> other Jekyll website, just be sure to change the URL if you try
>> previewing
>>> it locally.
>>>
>>> Any thoughts would be welcomed. I think the frontpage still needs 
>>> some
>> work
>>> (the features should have some sort of small image to illustrate 
>>> each one
>>> ), and there should be a detailed features page. The documentation 
>>> also
>>> needs to be harmonized and integrated with this site. I think we 
>>> could
>> also
>>> add a blog easily, but I'm not sure how everyone feels about that. 
>>> It
>> would
>>> be good to show activity and give people a peek of what's going on
>> between
>>> releases.
>>>
>>> This new website should also be a lot easier to maintain and add 
>>> content
>> to
>>> for everyone. There's really not much HTML required unless it is a 
>>> more
>>> complex layout like the front page, for example all of the 
>>> contribution
>>> pages are just markdown.
>>>
>>> Thanks, and looking forward to your comments,
>>> - Ian
>>
>>

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