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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-25 21:13:13

Nicola Musatti <Nicola.Musatti_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>I asked you to explain what would be an improvement. I appreciate the
>>>effort, but this is just a complaint. An explanation of what would
>>>amount to an improvement could be really useful.
>> By the way, have you seen the newer design in progress at
>> ?
> I do prefer it to the corrent one. A few notes:
> I have the impression that there's a slight mismatch in the shades of
> the top image and the hyperlink style. They might look better if they
> were exactly the same or clearly different.


> Consider adding a different color.

I like that idea in principle.

> One idea could be a warm shade of
> yellow. You could use a stronger version for the navigation buttons and
> a lighter one for the boxes, in place of the current grey. Consider
> either displaying a window length menubar or a separator right above the
> buttons.

I'd have to see that to believe it was better. What I can visualize
doesn't look so good to me.

> The navigation box to the right should go above the search one, not below.

Then the search box will move up and down as the page changes. Seems
like a bad idea to me.

> The "Get Boost" font is a bit too large.

By what criterion?

Actually I note that it seems to be too large and not correctly
aligned in the box when viewing the page at larger font sizes. It
actually overlaps the bottom of its surrounding box (FireFox).

> Consider moving it to the right hand side of the navigation menu bar
> (where Motif's help button used to be).

It would have to be a *lot* smaller than it is now to fit there,
wouldn't it?

> See? Some of these *are* suggestions ;-)

Thank you :)

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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