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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [site] yet another proposal on how to restyle the commons site
Date Thu, 30 Aug 2012 20:58:35 GMT
On 30 August 2012 20:33, Simone Tripodi <> wrote:
> Hi all!
>>> - I find the slider gadget thingy disconcerting. I do not know that it will
>>> slide, I thought it was a bug and that the other components were missing
>>> (see above). Then, poof!, it does slide. I would not use it so prominently
>>> if at all.
> table restored, more work on the carousel could improve the l'n'f IMHO
> but let's back to the roots first :)
>>> - Does not look good on my iPhone. The main issue is that the top menu bar
>>> takes up a third of the screen. We need to consider mobile IMO.
>> Agreed.
> unfortunately Twitter Bootstrap just provides a responsive design wich
> adapts the "desktop" components to mobile phones - and they announced
> in the ML they don't have any plan (yet?) to write  aport on the
> mobile.
> Fortunately, I can still provide you a sample with the "classic"
> sidebar menu navigation - as shown in[1] - which should adapt better
> on mobile phones. Can you please verify it?

Looks fine on my Android phone using the default browser.
Works well to have sidebar menu because one can shift the page across,
and then scroll the content.

Not so good using Opera Mini, but that is probably an issue with their server.

Also looks much better on my laptop.

> TIA!
>> There's no Apache or Apache Commons logo, presumably because these use
>> relative links, and the images are missing.
>> Could you add the directory so we can see what it would look like?
> done!
> At that point I'll be working on applying the skin on a component to
> see how it looks like to show you, hopefully we will find an agreement
> and definitively upgrade the commons site :P
> Have a nice day, all the best!
> -Simo
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