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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Website redesign
Date Sat, 10 Jul 2010 09:26:00 GMT
Hey,

I like what I see. There's a few details, that I'd like to see improved 
(yay bikeshedding), but the general direction is pretty good :)

My (personal, highly subjective) nitpics:

 - The start page illustration is too big. On a 13" MacBook, The "Relax"
 is already cut off. I'd look at resizing things so everything can move
 50–100px (probably closer to 100px) up.

 - Links should have a contrast colour (red? :) to be distinguishable
    form regular text.

 - Emphasis should be done with italics, not bold.

 - I reallyreallyreally don't like the background colour :) — I'd go with
   a plain white background and have the lamp make a bright-yellow
   light field. Alternatively, a bright grey, potentially textured, so the
   lamp light could be full white. — Or we just get rid of the lamp :)

Again, I generally like the direction and I think we can make something
great out of it! :)

Cheers
Jan
-- 



On 10 Jul 2010, at 00:08, Klaus Trainer wrote:

> Anyway, it's good that the discussion has been brought up again ;)
> 
> 
> On Fri, 2010-07-09 at 23:52 +0200, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>> Hi Klaus, all,
>> 
>> I'm happy to help working on "the blue design", apparently this
>> completely went under my radar. I'll have a closer look tomorrow. 
>> I'm sorry I went with this in a wild-west manner, but my impression
>> was that there wasn't any movement on the website front since
>> winter and wanted to get at least some change out. I clearly have 
>> been wrong and I'll rectify this tomorrow :) Sorry again!
>> 
>> Cheers
>> Jan
> 


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