[Python-Dev] Playing with a new theme for the docs
tseaver at palladion.com
Wed Mar 21 21:37:37 CET 2012
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On 03/21/2012 03:13 PM, Ned Batchelder wrote:
> On 3/21/2012 3:06 PM, Fred Drake wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Guido van Rossum<guido at python.org>
>>> That doesn't mean the web designer shouldn't think at least twice
>>> before specifying a smaller font than the browser default.
>> Yet 90% of designers (or more) insist on making text insanely small,
>> commonly specifying the size in pixles or (if we're lucky) points.
>> Not sure there's any lesson to be learned from this, aside from
>> designers really having it out for anyone who needs to read.
> There are bad designers, or more to the point, designers who favor the
> overall look of the page at the expense of the utility of the page.
> That doesn't mean all designers are bad, or that "design" is bad.
> Don't throw out the baby with the bathwater.
Designers who care more about utility / accessibility more than their
hipster karma seem to be a tiny minority in the current web world
(without even counting "web designers" who think a Photoshop document is
the final deliverable).
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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