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From Jeff Turner <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RT] Getting rid of the table-based layout
Date Mon, 11 Nov 2002 07:58:37 GMT
On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 05:26:33PM -0800, Miles Elam wrote:
> Hi all!
> 
> Okay, I finally had enough free time to work on a CSS version of 
> http://xml.apache.org/forrest/
> 
> The mockup is at http://forrest.iguanacharlie.com/

Excellent :)

Some comparisons with the current site:

> Total size is 24,639 bytes

54k

Under half the size :) :)

>  7,190 is the HTML

12,708

>  11,549 is the printer, project and group images
>  4,659 is the CSS

2,276

>  1,241 is the dependent CSS skinning images
> 
> If you gzip -9 index.html and default.css you get 2,148 bytes and 1,108 
> bytes respectively.  Adjusted total size would be 16,046 bytes.  I 
> started eyeing those logos too, but I am hesitant to mess with 
> organization logos quite so whimsically.
> 
> That's a lot of page views per block of bandwidth.
>
> And no more spacer GIFs!

:)
... 
> Note: If you use Mozilla or a derivative, you can preview what it would 
> look like in older browsers by selecting "View"->"Use Style"->"Basic 
> Page Style" from the menubar.

Looks as good as any CSS site could.. certainly better in lynx.


Any volunteers to skinify this?  Otherwise I'll have a go after some
other work..


--Jeff


> - Miles
> 

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