[Rubygems-developers] Wiki CSS

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Tue Apr 13 20:57:07 EDT 2004

Curt Hibbs said:
> Chad Fowler wrote:
>> On 12/4/2004, at 10:17 PM, why the lucky stiff wrote:
>> > Anyway, hope you like it (and hope it, or something like it, gets
>> > used :)
>> I have to admit to having no eye for this kind of thing, but if you all
>> think it's better I'll upload it. :)
>> I definitely appreciate the fact that some people *do* have an eye for
>> this kind of thing and then actually go to the trouble of doing
>> something about it.
> Overall I like it! But I have a couple suggestions:
> 1) I don't like the light green background (honeydew) on the preformatted
> text -- it doesn't have enough contrast to make those text boxes stand out
> enough.
> 2) I like the idea of the H2 headers having a more ruby-like color, but
> the
> "coral" color to me looks more like an orange-brown than ruby.
> I've attached a modified css file where I changed these two colors. For
> the
> preformatted text, I changed it to "lavender", and for the H2 headers I
> changed it to "lightcoral".
> Try it out and see what you think!

I like this color scheme much better.  I know orange is the new black, but
just call me old fashioned. :-)

I applied some of Why's margin suggestions to Curts color scheme and
attached the results to this message.  I like the wider margins.

-- Jim Weirich     jim at weirichhouse.org    http://onestepback.org
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not tried it." -- Donald Knuth (in a memo to Peter van Emde Boas)
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