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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-22 05:42:12

It looks fine at 1600 x 1200 ;-)

But I immediately switched to the user plain Times Roman font setting to be
able to read it without eye strain.

Which shows the impossibility of pleasing many of the people much of time.

I don't find the new Boost site appearance an real improvement over the
previous plain vanilla version.

I think we should stop obsessing about appearance and concentrate on content
- which is already pretty good.


Paul A Bristow
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| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] 
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Nicola Musatti
| Sent: 22 March 2006 08:02
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] [website] redesign and content
| David Abrahams wrote:
| > Has anyone seen recently?  Aside from minor
| > details I think it's a wonderful design.  And the content!
| > Unbelievably great promotional material.  Just look at some of the
| > subtopics of  It would be 
| great to have
| > something like that for Boost.
| I have to say that I dislike the look of that site and I consider its 
| home page a good example of how a home page should not be 
| designed. At 
| 1024x768 there are three screenfuls of information and only the third 
| one contains information that may be of any interest after the first 
| time you visited the site, and that's assuming you know next 
| to nothing 
| about Python the first time.
| Together with the ACCU one and Boost's own, I'm sorry to say, that's 
| another site that was recently redesigned and where the 
| result doesn't 
| strike me as a clear improvement over the previous one.
| Cheers,
| Nicola Musatti
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