On 5/24/06, James Edward G. II email@example.com wrote:
On May 23, 2006, at 4:46 PM, Douglas L. wrote:
There was a nice redesign with some momenutum about it a while back,
but it seems to have gotten lost somewhere
Not at all. We’ve made tons of progress on it just recently. Behold:
Yes, it looks very “professional”. But the blue stripes on each side
of the page take way too much space. Perhaps my browser window is
larger than that of the person who designed the web?
I say “professional” because it is that sort of good looking slick
design that uses pixel alignement. It is probably the type of design
that appeals to managers and computer illiterate people. If it happens
that they can see it on their screens because they got a “normal”
Not that pixels are the root of all evil in web design, just almost
all. Such web is not scalable, it is the same size (in pixels)
irregardless of the user’s screen (window) size and dpi.
This is the standard these days, many web sites do it. And some do
not. The fact that many did the same error is not an excuse for doing
I appreciate the work you put into the new design. But it looks like I
will not be the one who appreciates the results of the work. I was
afraid the new design will be like this, and so it is.