Gentoo Archives: www-redesign

From: Tom Lieber <alltom@×××××.com>
To: www-redesign@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [www-redesign] status of http://wwwredesign.gentoo.org
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 20:56:58
Message-Id: 326364c20511211256t21720684gd9ab220113c455e4@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [www-redesign] status of http://wwwredesign.gentoo.org by mushroomblue
On 11/21/05, mushroomblue <mushroomblue@××××××××××.net> wrote:
> the reason the > advertisements are put on a light grey background is to separate them > from the actual content of the site, thus ensuring that the reader's > eyes are directed accordingly. without the background, the pages just > don't seem to flow correctly.
On my laptop monitor I can't even see the gray until I turn the brightness waaaay down, so perhaps that is what happened.
> Another thing, that big useless block of text above "what's new" needs > to be removed. it's not a description of the distribution, it's a > mission statement. mission statements are stupid.
I agree. What's there now is too much marketing and too little "Gentoo is Linux, and this is what makes it different."
> Speaking of the About page, why is there a huge 40K image there that > could easily be put into text?
I agree. Sincerely, Tom Lieber tom@××××××.com http://AllTom.com/ -- www-redesign@g.o mailing list