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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-01 02:07:11

Rob Stewart wrote:
> From: "David B. Held" <dheld_at_[hidden]>
>>Rob Stewart wrote:
>>>From: Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]>
>>>-- As viewed with my browsers, which work quite nicely at other
>>> web sites, there is way too much white, and not enough
>>> black/blue from the text. IOW, the contrast is really low
>>> because the lines of the letters are so thin. This is more
>>> pronounced with the blue of the links than with the black, but
>>> both are a problem.
>>I think dense text is much harder to read. When space is at a
>>premium, then I think dense text is acceptable. But given the choice
>>between a crowded page and a more open one, I prefer the latter.
>>Dense text tends to make it more difficult to find things, I think.
> At present, there's no danger of that problem. Note, I'm not
> talking about the whitespace between paragraphs or sections of
> the page, but about how little black or blue there is where there
> is text. It is difficult for me to read the text because the
> letters are washed out by the white background.

I think we'd need to see a screen capture of what you see. I think you
are the only one so far to complain about the text not being dense
enough. Everyone else has complained about the opposite. Hence why I
went through the task of figuring out how to use the IE "smaller" font

>>>-- The "Participation" section should be a subsection of the
>>> "Welcome to!" section. It should be a main section,
>>> despite how much participation is valued.
>>Did you mean to say "It should [not] be a main section..."? If so,
>>I think I agree. It's such a small paragraph that it seems a little
>>odd by itself.
> Right.

Right content changes... How do others feel? Should "Participation" be,
or not, a section? ... I'll make a comparison page for people to look at..

>>>-- The section labeled, "About," has always mislead me. I guess
>>I agree that "About" is used a little unconventionally. I think
>>other possibilities for the section title would be "Policies",
>>"Protocol", "Details", "Contributing" or something along those lines.

Unless more things get pushed into that group.. "Contributing", or the
shorter more active "Contribute", captures most narrowly the current set
of links.

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