[PythonCAD] Design proposal for pythoncad website

Art Haas ahaas at airmail.net
Mon Oct 9 21:20:46 CEST 2006

On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 12:44:30PM +0200, Jos? Antonio Mart?n Prieto wrote:
> Hi,
> last week I made a basic css design for the website of pythoncad. I think
> that the project should have a more attractive website than the current one.
> I sent an email to Art asking for his opinion about this, but I think that
> maybe he has not seen my message, so I would like to know the opinion of the
> list subscribers.


I replied to you this morning. Did the message not arrive? If not, your
design is an _enormous_ improvement on the PythonCAD website. I thought
you did a fantastic job!!

> My design proposal is simple and standards compliant. I have designed a logo
> and chosen a colour scheme. The html code of the original site remains the
> same (except for the addition of a pair of divs) and I have only added an
> stylesheet.
> You can see a draft in http://lakamarilla.no-ip.com/~martinp/pythoncad/ and
> I would like to know your opinion about the following questions:
> - Do you think that redesigning the website is a good idea?
> - Do you like the logo?
> - Do you like the first design?
> - Any suggestions?
> Please, be frank in your answers. Really, if you don't like it, I don't mind
> throwing the design to the trash :)

I hope you don't discard the design. If you have a few other ideas you
want to try out, maybe we can tweak the page(s) so that the person
viewing the site can select which stylesheet is applied.

> Best regards,
> Jose Antonio

Let me publically thank you for doing this work. The website needs
updating and it is clear that web design is not my strong suit ...

Art Haas
Man once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities
the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.

-Thomas Jefferson to James Smith, 1822

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