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Month: October 2014

RE: [trinity-devel] Re: [trinity-users] New TDE site released

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:16:52 -0500
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>>> > Yep saw that--fixed and copied to main site.
>>> >
>>> > You might want to pull from GIT so that your copy is up to date
>>> before
>>> > committing anything else. :-)
>>> I did--the problem was that the git directory is not my working
>>> directory
>>> (basically, I was too lazy to fix the symlink for my local Apache
>>> server to point to the new location).  I need to do something about
>>> that . . . but not tonight. ;)
>>> E. Liddell
>> Hi,
>> I'm so sorry to say this, but I do not find that the new website design
>> honors the work that has been done to renew the TDEUI. Don't take it
>> personally, but I almost prefer the old website. The colors were
>> brighter.
>> For the various graphic work I did here, I provided tens and tens of
>> variants, to make sure that it was right for everyone, but this website
>> popped out, without any improvements before going to production. I asked
>> for a preview with a provided graphic gradient, and you didn't even
>> answered at all.
>> 1.First of all, it really has to grow to follow the browser's window
>> size,
>> without stopping at a definite place, leaving the user think that it is
>> a
>> bug. And in the left-top and right directions.
>> 2.Also, the TDE logo position and the title vertical alignment does not
>> follow the new TDEUI that much, leaving the title on the line of the
>> ribbon, instead of well centered between the top of the page and the
>> ribbon.
>> 3.Then, there is something just wrong with the strong contrast created
>> with the top images and the rest of the site. If the text was in kind of
>> rounded rectangle, filled with white, on a blue background, it would fit
>> much better and look smoother too. Just like the new TDEUI.
>> 4.If the font could be forced to be something like Arial, it would be
>> much
>> better, because it looks strange on browsers set to display text in
>> Times
>> New Roman.
>> It will be better, but it needs some polish.
>> Just my 2 cents...
>> -Alexandre
> The somewhat deployment was partially due to technical reasons.  The old
> FOSWiki was loading down the Web server too heavily and I needed to fix
> that ASAP.  Additionally, we were starting to get into a "split-head"
> scenario with two websites (production and the vastly different
> development) that had to be kept in sync; much longer and we would have
> had a lot of work to do porting newly-added content from the old site to
> the new site.
> If you like, think of the current site as a beta.  I can give you access
> to the development site and I am fairly confident we can polish it up the
> rest of the way for R14 release--at least I now have the much-needed
> ability to add new content to the site again.
> Thanks!
> Tim
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Whoops, that should read "sudden deployment" above.  Spell check. :-)

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