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From Julia Pond <julia.p...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Main index.html (http://www.quantumfx.com/apachedocs/)
Date Mon, 23 Oct 2000 14:28:21 GMT
You did a good job on this.

Carlos Ramirez wrote:

> Thanks for your comments. I updated the webpage so that no font tags are
> used and replaced them with <small> tags. I also validated it against
> w3c.org's HTML validator resulting in no errors found (as of this
> version). However, I hope to make a good case for keeping the width
> requirement of 600 pixels. One obvious reason is that is guarantees a
> consistent look for the main manual page. Furthermore, it maintains a
> clean readable layout of the sections and it contents. Using this width
> satisfies the lowest resolution of 800X600, higher resolutions (i think)
> get a better display. My monitor resoultion is set to 1152X864 and it's
> still very readable.
>
> The main goal i would like to achieve is to provide a well organized and
> pleasent looking main manual page, where it's easy to find stuff,
> without having to scrool too much (at least fr the intro page). And of
> course using bare bones HTML tags with a mix of HTML techniques to
> maintain a good layout.
>
> http://www.quantumfx.com/apachedocs/
>
> -Carlos
>
> Joshua Slive wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 19 Oct 2000, Carlos Ramirez wrote:
> >
> > > I posted an updated version that shows how new sections can be added. I
> > > added "Configuration Topics" and "Another Topic Goes Here" sections. It
> > > still provides a clean layout...
> > >
> >
> > I like it.
> >
> > I think that some people are going to consider it a little too flashy.
> > People with that opinion should speak up soon.
> >
> > Here's a couple questions/suggestions:
> > - Can you do it without restricting the table width to 600dpi (or whatever
> > it is).  I know, you will probably wind up with uneven column widths, but
> > I think I prefer that to hard-coded 600dpi.
> > - I think some people would have a heart attack if we committed something
> > with all those <font> tags.  Perhaps a small style-sheet in the <head>
> > could be used.  We probably shouldn't be changing the fonts at all
> > if we are going to be using the browser-default fonts on all the other
> > doc pages.
> >
> > Joshua.
>
> --
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