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

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,"Ned Lilly" <ned(at)nedscape(dot)com>
Cc: "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 21:42:49
Message-ID: E7F85A1B5FF8D44C8A1AF6885BC9A0E4306E3D@ratbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-www-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgsql-www-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Joshua D. Drake
> Sent: 27 October 2004 19:03
> To: Ned Lilly
> Cc: Gavin M. Roy; Omar Kilani; pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org; 
> pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org; emily(at)tinysofa(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] [pgsql-www] PostgreSQL.org 
> Design Proposal
> 
> > 
> > 
> > Well, that's a call for the design pros.  But take a look 
> at leading 
> > mass-market sites - Yahoo, AOL, eBay, NY Times, etc.  They're still 
> > hardcoded to 800.
> 
> Yes, and remarkably hard to read due to the amount of data 
> they try to squeeze into that space :). I am not saying we 
> should not support 800x600, I am just saying that 1024x768 is 
> probably a decent enough constraint. If you are browsing the 
> web in 800x600 you expect to have to scroll a little 
> (emphasis little).

We need to support 800x600 for users that may have vision problems - I
know a few users that run at that resolution on large monitors for that
reason. In .uk, it's now a legal requirement to cater for those users.

Regards, Dave.

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