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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-10 11:04:39

Jeff Garland wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Apr 2005 05:23:02 -0400, David Abrahams wrote
>>Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>OK I've done more changes/improvements. It's now a fluid layout. Since
>>>no one except Dave had suggestions on what to I went with his idea of
>>>two (mostly equal) columns. In this case the left is fluid the right is
>>>I also removed everything except the latest release information. For the
>>>simple reason that more than that make the page unnecessarily long.
>>>After all anything older than the latest version isn't "Latest News".
> Good idea, although I think we should maintain a release_history page so we
> can get back to the release summaries. Every so often I've found it handy to
> refer to a release or so back. Also I think the history helps new people see
> that boost isn't some 'flash-in-the-pan' open source project.

There's already a page that has the "complete" history. It's just not in
the mainline Boost tree, but in the sandbox. Daryle was waiting for a
convenient time to add that page in.

> Overall I like it as well, although I'm not certain we are all seeing the same
> thing ;-)

I can guarantee we aren't.. Browsers are annoyingly different :-(

> I tried this in a few different Linux browsers at different widths
> and got 'interesting' results. Rather than trying to explain what I'm seeing
> I took a couple snapshots and put them up on the Wiki:

Thank you.. This helps immensely!

> So is the right hand pane supposed to be 'double wide' or single wide?

It's supposed to be double wide. But the conflicting interpretations of
the CSS box model and the old box model may make for varied results ;-)

> Also on
> the mozilla based browsers when the window is wide the search/contribute boxes
> get obscurred.

Which Mozilla browsers? The usual one I test with, Firefox, doesn't have
that problem.

> BTW, thanks for working on this -- in case I haven't already said it.

Don't know if you have.. You welcome.

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