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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Mitch Pirtle <mitch(dot)pirtle(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Ned Lilly <ned(at)nedscape(dot)com>,"Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)ehpg(dot)net>, Omar Kilani <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>,pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org,emily(at)tinysofa(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal
Date: 2004-10-27 18:23:25
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> 
> And if you've got a big monitor, then use it!  Why pretend to surf on
> a Palm Pilot?

Well although that is an extreme example, typically I don't "surf" the 
web. I am looking for a specific piece of information and I don't want 
to have to bounce between windows to make use of the information I find.

I solve this by having two monitors but not all people have this option.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake



> 
> -- Mitch
> 
> On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 13:47:40 -0400, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> 
>>"Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
>>
>>>Ned Lilly wrote:
>>>
>>>>I like it too, very much.  Only question is, how does the design scale
>>>>to 800x600, which should probably still be the minimum?
>>
>>>I seriously doubt anyone trying to use PostgreSQL is stuck at 800x600.
>>>1024x768 is probably good enough. It does fix in 1024x768 btw :)
>>
>>One thing that annoys the heck out of me is webpage designers who think
>>I should use a full-screen window to look at their pages.  Yes, I have
>>a large monitor; no, you can't have it all.
>>
>>If the design doesn't adapt to a smaller window reasonably gracefully,
>>it's broken.
>>
>>In this case, about all I could see without scrolling right was the
>>content-free logo and picture ... so I wasn't real impressed.
>>
>>                        regards, tom lane
>>
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