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Re: [DOCS] Example indenting

From: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
To: jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com
Cc: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>, Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, pgsql-docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, pgsql-www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: [DOCS] Example indenting
Date: 2010-08-26 17:11:20
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On 26 August 2010 18:03, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 08:03 +0100, Thom Brown wrote:
>
>> > Yeah, quite impressive. Would love to know how Thom did that. And if I
>> > can borrow it for the french translation of the manual :)
>>
>> Thanks, although I'm worried it's a bit too distracting.  I got a bit
>> carried away as originally it was only to make the documentation more
>> readable, so if these changes make it less functional, it doesn't
>> really matter if it looks good or not.
>
> I would consider two things since we are talking documentation.
>
> 1. Drop the shadow

Okay.

> 2. Keep the sizes consistent on the borders (notably the left side)

All borders in the updated image are identical.

> It is great for it to be aesthetically pleasing but if we have those
> minor inconsistencies I think it would be distracting from the
> information itself.

Agreed, and it's sort of experimental at the moment.  If it doesn't
help present information better, it's useless really.

-- 
Thom Brown
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