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From Ian Maxon <ima...@uci.edu>
Subject Re: New website
Date Wed, 10 Jun 2015 01:21:31 GMT
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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