Expanding the documentation
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Tue Jun 24 20:52:37 UTC 2008
Michiel Beijen wrote:
> ** Short introduction:
> My name is Michiel Beijen. I just recently joined the list and have
> not yet introduced myself - I was just checking on what was happening
> within the Documentation team. I'm a freelance Software Consultant
> with an interest in Open Source.
> ** Now on to business:
> If I access the banners with Firefox or Internet Explorer 6 they
> don't look good if the text in the banner
> spans over multiple lines. This happens if you size the browser
> smaller than full screen or if you have a low-res setup. I made a
> screenshot to illustrate:
Thanks Michiel, this is exactly what Phil mentioned below about scaling
the rounded images. Different screen resolutions and text
configurations make it nearly impossible to use rounded corners
effectively across browsers in this wiki environment.
> Michiel Beijen
> Software Consultant
> 06 - 457 42 418
> Bee Free IT + http://beefreeit.nl
> On 6/16/08, Phil Bull <philbull at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Leo,
>> On Sun, 2008-06-15 at 12:22 +0200, Leo Iannacone wrote:
>>> No, don't worry. I wrote it just to improve idea.
>>> I've created a new page (you see it at
>>> There are two great (IMHO) improvements:
>>> 0. New tables (I think, better to look than those of the first page)
>> These look *much* better!
>> The only (minor) problem I can see with these is the use of images to
>> define the rounded corners - they won't scale if the user changes the
>> text size in their browser (e.g. people with poor eyesight). I can't
>> think of any other way of getting rounded borders in a browser-neutral
>> way, though.
>>> 1. The use of [[Include]] macro. IMHO we have to split tables in some
>>> child pages, in this way if you later wanna modify a table, you have
>>> to edit just one page (thanks to macro Include).
>> This was the plan all along. You can see an example on the original test
>> page  - the
>> Phil Bull
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