[ZDP] Being nice to *NIX users and the joy of CSS...

Jules Allen zope-docs@jules.com
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 12:10:16 -0400

That's an *excellent* point! Anything I can do for readability at any
resolution is ok with me.

And a <!--#var smlFont--> and <!--#var whateverFont--> applied globally
should make life much easier for changing this stuff in the future.

Anybody like/dislike that idea?

If so, what do we need?

	smlFonts: (navbar, etc) 
		Faces: "fixed,geneva,ms sans serif,sans serif"
		Size:  -1 or -2?

	stdFonts: (body) 
		Faces: Define at all or just leave as user default?

	smlFixedFonts: (example code)
		Fonts: "fixed, courier new, courier"
		Size:  -1

	stdFixedFonts: body
		Fonts: "fixed, courier new, courier"
		Size:  Default

What am I missing?

On Fri, Jun 18, 1999 at 10:50:02AM -0400, Robert O'Connor wrote:
|Hi Jules,
|You wrote:
|> I've noticed on zdp and zope.org that the site isn't really 
|> designed with anybody but Mac ("geneva") 
|> or Windows users in mind ("ms sans serif") :-).
|> Anybody got any objections if I tweak the navbars, etc. 
|> to use stylesheets and add 'fixed' so the small type is 
|> readable in X?
|I have some concerns about style sheets and FONT size that I 
|posted in this message:  (I use a 1280x1024 screen area
|which is bigger than average and makes fonts appear smaller
|and sometimes unreadable.)
|----- Original Message ----- 
|Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 10:36 AM
|Subject: [ZDP] ZBook Style Issues
|> *CSS Text style sheets.
|> Use of the CSS style sheets need work.  
|> I can not change the font size of the body text in IE5 with 
|> view->textsize->largest...smallest.  Other
|> text DOES change (Headers and Example code.)  
|> As mentioned above NS4.6 correctly resizes the CSS specified font.
|> OPINION: I don't think that style sheets should be used for Fonts until
|> fully supported in both major browsers.  There may be other reasons
|> to not use CSS....
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