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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: a new local download widget next to TOC
Date Fri, 28 Dec 2001 16:35:32 GMT
Jonathan M. Hollin wrote:

> :: I think I need a new widget that ideally should go to the right top 
> :: corner next to the toc. Something like that.
> :: 
> :: ----------------------------------
> :: table of contents  | PDF (100KB) |
> :: ...                | SRC (20KB)  |
> ::    ...              ---------------
> ::    ...
> :: ...
> ::    ...
> :: ----------------------------------
> :: 
> :: This is an *optional* box that will appear on documentation 
> :: pages with a 
> :: link to the doc's PDF, source .pod and may be other things 
> :: as well. call 
> :: it 'local download'.
> :: 
> :: I think that's the best place to put it.
> :: 
> :: Issues:
> ::   - not sure whether to use some small icons to indicate 
> :: PDF/SRC/etc, 
> :: but I do want to specify the file size. So suggestions are welcome.
> ::   - if you agree with me that this is the right location, I think we 
> :: have no choice but use a table here.
> 
> +1  This is a great idea.  I'd go with icons, no text whatsoever, put
> the file size in the "alt" tag so that it'll pop up on mouse-over...  I
> have attached a couple of example icons.

They are probably a little bit too small, but I guess it doesn't matter 
for now. (Once we see them in the context it'll be easier to tell).

Also I don't think we should use .gif, I know .pngs aren't supported by 
older browsers, but we should stay away from copyright issues, aren't 
we? If we can.


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