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From "Dudler Roger ABX-ADE-CC3-SG" <Roger.Dud...@abraxas.ch>
Subject AW: Incorporating the new derby logo into the web site
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2005 08:11:22 GMT

Hi all,

Of course, I will help with this thing, today evening my time (CET), i will upload one.

Greets
Roger 

-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Jean T. Anderson [mailto:jta@bristowhill.com] 
Gesendet: 22 December 2005 00:38
An: Derby Discussion
Betreff: Re: Incorporating the new derby logo into the web site

Michelle Caisse wrote:
> IMHO, this one is quite fine.  There is room on the left navbar for a 
> search box, if you can get it to show up there and if you can get the 
> search button under the text box instead of adjacent to it.

I found the right forrest incantation to put the search box on the nav
bar: 
http://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12321505/web-preview-20dec05-4.png
  .

This provides a convenient opportunity to restrict site search to just db.apache.org. So far
it has been set to apache.org and somebody complained. But since the change requires regenerating
all pages, it was best to wait until all pages needed to be regenerated anyhow.

Unless I hear objections or better suggestions, I'll go ahead and commit this change to the
web site Friday mid day (Pacific time).

btw, I printed off the new logo and taped it to the back of my laptop during ApacheCon last
week. Everyone loves it. Roger, your contribution is appreciated very much.

  -jean


> -- Michelle
> 
> Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> 
>> Michelle Caisse wrote:
>>
>>> Jean T. Anderson wrote:
>>>
>>>> Michelle Caisse wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I think it might be best to leave
>>>>> the page header to Apache DB and use the Derby logo below the 
>>>>> header in place of the text "The Apache Derby Project".
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> So down in the page text itself?
>>>
>>>
>>>  
>>> Yes, that's what I was thinking.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Good idea, but it didn't work. Forrest lets you include the image in 
>> the tag controlling that text (i.e., it passes xml validation), but 
>> it excludes the image from the built page.
>>
>> Also, I understand the ojb table usage you mentioned -- they use 
>> forrest 0.6. Derby uses forrest 0.7, which renders pages without 
>> using tables.
>>
>> I liked your suggestion to eliminate the search box (we could include 
>> tips on how to search the derby site in an FAQ), so here's another 
>> attempt using the logo with shorter text (and shrunk a little) and no 
>> search box:
>>
>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12321501/web-preview-
>> 20dec05-3.png
>>
>>
>>  -jean
> 
> 
> 


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