Alain Reguera Delgado
alain.reguera at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 16:10:59 UTC 2008
On 4/10/08, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> Akemi Yagi wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 7:11 AM, Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de>
> >> Johnny Hughes wrote:
> >> > We are wasting screen space for absolutely no good reason and more
> >> > half the pages go outside the boundaries anyway.
> >> Not from an ergonomic point of view. Long lines of text are stressful
> >> for the eyes and make reading harder.
> >> > I think we should get rid of those all together
> >> MMV >:)
> >> Cheers,
> >> Ralph
> > We have discussed the width of the boundary at least twice in the
> > past. Several people felt the current one was taking up too much
> > screen estate. I still think that it should be made narrower (at most
> > 5% on each side). "Long lines of text" is easy to solve. Just reduce
> > the width of your browser window.
> Not to turn this into a flame session ... BUT :D
> I set my screen at a very high resolution specifically SO I can fit more
> stuff on the visible page. I know how I WANT to read websites.
> You can always make your browser be smaller to SHRINK the lines to
> whatever size you want ... however I CANNOT make your artificial
> boundaries bigger at all.
> SO, why would we FORCE a certain page width on people if there is no
> technical reason why it is required.
> OBVIOUSLY it is not desired by everyone ... and if we fail full screen
> then you have another option. But if we fail 1/2 screen the people who
> want it like me have NO OTHER options ...
> I'm just saying :D
We added these two alternatives (See modern-CentOS wiki page). One
with 5% of margin and other without margins at all.
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