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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Clutch blue-green background colour obscures entries
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:17:45 GMT
On 12 October 2011 10:04, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> Finally the wonderful bootstrap css is destroyed:
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/committer.html
>
> I do not agree to changing the colors of visited links.
> The headings now have a different line-height and look pretty ugly
> (see "Mailing lists" heading).

Sorry, I don't see the line-height issue.

I don't mind too much about the visited links being a different colour.

> Heading were bold before, and I think we should keep them bold.

I was not aware I had changed the font weight.

> And looking at this page compared to:
> http://code.grobmeier.de/incubator-draft-v2/guides/committer.html
> Even the heading color should not be black. It gives everything a
> depressing look and feel.

I find black more legible, and having headings the same colour as
links is very confusing.

> The clutchtable has a class called "colortable", can we format this
> class instead of formatting the standard bootstrap classes?
>
> Can we change that again, please?

Perhaps the earlier suggestion of creating a branch to test out the
new formatting would now be useful.

If this is stored on p.a.o in a personal directory, we can try
different settings very quickly.

> Thanks,
> Christian
>
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 5:38 AM, David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> wrote:
>> sebb wrote:
>>> David Crossley wrote:
>>> > sebb wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> Clutch uses a blue-green background colour for satisfactory entries.
>>> >>
>>> >> However, many entries include clickable blue links which are not very
>>> >> distinct from the background.
>>> >>
>>> >> I suggest changing the background to light green (#90EE90) which works
>>> >> much better for me.
>>> >>
>>> >> See the sample lines for Ace and Airavata at
>>> >>
>>> >> http://people.apache.org/~sebb/clutch.html#clutch
>>> >>
>>> >> OK to change that?
>>> >
>>> > This colour scheme was carefully chosen to assist
>>> > with colour-blindness.
>>> >
>>> > I have been meaning to find the old discussion and
>>> > development here about that, and add to Clutch notes.
>>>
>>> +1
>>
>> There are now some notes and acknowledgement at the bottom.
>>
>>> > It used to have decent contrast for the links.
>>>
>>> Sorry, should have checked that out.
>>> I've already rebuilt the original site to check the strange header
>>> behaviour, and indeed the table used to display very well.
>>>
>>> > Now the new "bootsrap" CSS has changed link colour
>>> > to be a lighter blue. It has also changed the "visited link"
>>> > colour to be the same (which is poor design).
>>> >
>>> > I started yesterday to develop some CSS to fix that
>>> > for this table, but really it is an overall site issue.
>>>
>>> Indeed.
>>
>> Thanks for fixing that for the whole site. That is much better.
>>
>> There is also the issue of "ul" lists being coloured faint grey.
>> That reduces readability.
>>
>> -David
>>
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