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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: status of http://wwwredesign.gentoo.org
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:00:40 +0100
On Wednesday 14 December 2005 11:58, Aaron Shi wrote:
> There are only a few occasions that warrant margin minimization, e.g.
> printing borderless photos on paper.  The standard rule of thumb for
> text on screen is 0.5 inches (apparent).  At least line up the left
> edge of the content text with the Gentoo logo.  If you do, you'll
> notice that the Gentoo logo is lined up with the text and lined up with
> the credit logo at the bottom (the way it's intended).  From there,
> logic dictates that whatever margin's on the left should be mirrored on
> the right (unless you're Picasso).  Margin on top and bottom should be
> at least as large as the ones on the side.  As for the adbar, all I can
> say is, you fit the furniture into the house, not the house onto the
> furniture.  Ads are secondary or way down the list, why are we
> compromising the main objectives of the site over sub-sub-sub items?
>
> Turning margins back on would be a good idea...  ;)

I agree with you here. Looking at the first sentence of 
http://wwwredesign.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/index.xml#doc_chap3
The recommmended maximum words per line (around 10 to 12) is about 
doubled. Besides the reading having become harder, the absense of the 
margins also makes the pages look full.

Paul

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