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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Clutch blue-green background colour obscures entries
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:20:01 GMT
Will respond to rest later

>> Can we change that again, please?
>
> Perhaps the earlier suggestion of creating a branch to test out the
> new formatting would now be useful.

+1

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

+1

Cheers

>
>> 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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