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Re: [pgsql-www] Example indenting

From: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
To: Erik Rijkers <er(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-www] Example indenting
Date: 2010-08-28 20:08:59
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On 28 August 2010 20:53, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
> On 27 August 2010 20:23, Erik Rijkers <er(at)xs4all(dot)nl> wrote:
>>>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/dark_ixion/4931878975/sizes/o/
>>
>> FWIW, I like the changes to the tables, but I do dislike both boxes *and* background-coloring of
>> both <synopsis> and <screen> (=code examples).  To my eyes the changed font is enough for both
>> <synopsis> and <screen>.
>>
>> OTOH, I mainly use the .pdf version of the documentation; and I suppose the changes so far are all
>> CSS-only (i.e. no effect on the PDF)?
>>
>> sorry if I sound negative...
>>
>
> I don't think it will have any bearing on the PDF.
>
> Okay, I've made some more changes, and hopefully they're a bit more logical now.
>
> blue boxes - definitions
> grey boxes - examples, output etc
> red boxes - warnings, cautions
> yellow boxes - notes
>
> The yellow and red ones don't often occur, and the reason why I keep
> providing screenshots of the same page is because it's the only page
> in the documentation which contains one of each type of element.
>
> So here's the updated one:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/dark_ixion/4935126375/sizes/o/
>
> Unfortunately the tool I'm using to grab the whole page screenshot
> uses jpeg compression, but saves as PNG, which I then reduce the
> palette on to shrink the file size, so the colours are a bit off and
> the text looks a bit fuzzy.
>
> Are the boxes really that distracting?  How about if I remove the
> border and just have a light background?  The problem with relying on
> font difference is that it's not the same on every platform, hence why
> this all started.
>

Modified without borders on boxes:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dark_ixion/4935194179/sizes/o/

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Thom Brown
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