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From "Ivelin Ivanov" <ive...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Forrest HTML (was: draft howto dtd)
Date Sun, 26 May 2002 01:35:11 GMT

I would think Stefano has access to the log files on the Apache servers.



----- Original Message -----
From: "Bert Van Kets" <bert@vankets.com>
To: <forrest-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 25, 2002 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: Forrest HTML (was: draft howto dtd)


> At 14:03 25/05/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> >hi Bert,
> >
> >I could run them on a couple WinXP, Mac & and OSX machines. Post a link
> >when you get a chance.
>
> I will, I'm strugling a bit with the look of the search box.  I'll need to
> use some rowspans to get it right.  I'll let you know through the list
when
> I have something to test.
>
>
> >There are alot of platforms and browsers to cover. Does this need to work
> >on all of them? What is the criteria to exclude a platform/browser from
> >the accepted list? There should really be some statistics as to what of
> >types of browsers are coming to apache.
>
> The logs of the webserver can provide that info.  Who do we need to call
> upon for this one??
>
> Bert
>
>
> >-Rob
> >
> >Bert Van Kets wrote:
> >
> >>Forgot to mention Mozilla RC2 on Win2K in my test browser list.
> >>Bert
> >>
> >>At 22:28 25/05/2002 +0200, you wrote:
> >>
> >>>At 10:48 25/05/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>Another minor comment about the current Forrest layout.
> >>>>
> >>>>It appears that the font size of the body text is fixed.
> >>>>I usually use larger fonts setting in the browser, but it doesn't
> >>>>affect Forrest pages.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>Ivelin
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>That's because the current design of Forrest is mainly based on CSS and
> >>>teh font sizes are set fixed.
> >>>I'm doing a completely new HTML coding of the page to be compatible
with
> >>>older browser versions.  My target is Netscape 4.08!  When a site runs
> >>>fine on that one, it will run on most anything.  I''m not completely
> >>>done, but it's going pretty well.  I'm basing my layout on the design
> >>>from Stefano.  It looks a lot better than the current one.
> >>>I'm also taking people with bad vision into account and will make text
> >>>sizable. Blind people are not forgotten either, so all images have
their
> >>>alt and height and width tags.
> >>>
> >>>I will check the HTML with following browsers:
> >>>- Internet Explorer 4 (Win95)
> >>>- Internet Explorer 5.0 (Win98)
> >>>- Internet Explorer 5.5 (Win98)
> >>>- Internet Explorer 6 (Win2K)
> >>>- Netscape Navigator 4.08 (Win98)
> >>>- Netscape Communicator 4.79 (Win98)
> >>>- Netscape Communicator 4.79 (Suse Linux 7.3)
> >>>- Netscape 6.2.2 (Win2K)
> >>>- Lynx 2.4.2 (Win98 Dos prompt)
> >>>- Lynx 2.8.3 (Win2K Dos prompt)
> >>>- Opera 5.02 (Win98)
> >>>- Opera 6.02 (Win2K)
> >>>
> >>>I think I've got enough with these.  Does anybody need tests with
other?
> >>>
> >>>My main criteria are:
> >>>- Navigation must be possible in all versions
> >>>- Style must be as similar as possible to the graphical design in all
> >>>browsers
> >>>- The page must give the impression of fast loading.  (NOT putting
> >>>everything in 1 table is a must for this one)
> >>>- page must be browsable and look "OK" with graphics off
> >>>- code must comply to W3C standards
> >>>- Visitor must not be forced upon a certain text size or screen size (I
> >>>hate "best viewed with" messages)  Specially the text resizing is not
> >>>easy if you want to maintain an look.
> >>>
> >>>All this will be poured in a forrest skin.  Long live this technology!
> >>>
> >>>I'm doing my best to get the code ready ASAP.
> >>>
> >>>Any comments or additions?
> >>>
> >>>Bert
> >>
> >
>


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