[Rubygems-developers] Wiki CSS

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Tue Apr 13 19:13:36 EDT 2004

On 13/4/2004, at 3:57 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> 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.

I figured out what I was doing wrong.  This is nice!


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