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From Robert Sfeir <rob...@codepuccino.com>
Subject Re: OJB site with modified Forrest style?
Date Sat, 15 May 2004 18:09:18 GMT
For the menu links, if you want use a lighter gray like a #777777, it's 
a compromise and looks professional.

R
On May 15, 2004, at 1:55 PM, Armin Waibel wrote:

> Hi Robert,
>
> Robert Sfeir wrote:
>
>> Krystalis definitely looks like crap on Safari.
>>
>
> ok, then we can't use krysalis.
>
>> I prefer the standard tigris with the blue underline,
>> I don't like the black of the other one because it's not obvious you 
>> can click the menu, it looks like regular text.
>
>
> hmm, ok same color for menue and links may useful - will fix this on 
> sample page. On the other hand if someone don't discover the left side 
> menue, he will never be able to use OJB ;-)
>
> I don't insistence on the red coloring, but the blue one looks like a 
> online children's book on my monitor.
>
> Have a look at class names in standard tigris, they aren't emphasized, 
> similar problem with code blocks, no border or shading and no indent. 
> I think this should be fixed in any case.
>
> regards,
> Armin
>
>
>> R
>> On May 15, 2004, at 11:13 AM, Armin Waibel wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> the voting about the best Forrest style some days ago favourite the
>>> krysalis-style and tigris-style.
>>>
>>> The krysalis-skin seems to cause problems with page width and 
>>> safari-browser.
>>>
>>> So the tigris-skin seems to be a better choice. But this skin has a 
>>> few drawbacks (IMO):
>>> - no emphasized code sections
>>> - no emphasized code fragments
>>> - blue font for menu
>>> - no colored footer
>>> - some other "strange" colors
>>>
>>> In Forrest skinconf.xml file it is possible to set many skin colors 
>>> and to add additional CSS arguments. I try to fix the drawbacks 
>>> described above (keep in mind I'm not a web-designer ;-)) and create 
>>> an modified tigris-style. Now you can compare the different styles:
>>>
>>> http://www.powaibel.de/ojb/
>>>
>>> What do you think which one is the best tigris-style or ojb-style 
>>> (modified tigris style)?
>>> ("Think carefully", I worked hours on that stuff ;-))
>>>
>>> If you don't like the made changes download the latest Forrest 
>>> snapshot
>>> http://www.powaibel.de/ojb/download
>>> and try to create a better style (all suggestions are welcome) ;-)
>>>
>>> regards,
>>> Armin
>>>
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>> Robert S. Sfeir
>> Technical Lead
>> HHS Portal
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