[Vit-discuss] CSS mods: low vision, a first step (patch)

Hugh Sasse hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Fri Oct 27 08:50:47 EDT 2006


It's over a month since I submitted this patch, and as far as I
can see the site's CSS remains unchanged.  Could someone update me
please?
        Thank you,
        Hugh

On Fri, 15 Sep 2006, Curt Hibbs wrote:

> Thanks Hugh... I'm cross posting this to the vit-core mailing list.
> 
> Curt
> 
> On 9/15/06, Hugh Sasse <hgs at dmu.ac.uk> wrote:
> > 
> > In the following patch I have tried to address some of the issues
> > I have had viewing the Ruby site.  In particular
> >   * Add alternate stylesheet (avoids pollution of well-loved style)
> >   * Improve visibility of search box
> >   * Bump up a few font sizes
> >   * increase contrast on menu links, and on who-submitted-what info.
> > 
> > Issues that remain unaddressed:
> > 
> >   * flipping the body colourscheme to light on dark.
> >   * fine-grained layout improvements
> >   * reduction of the number of images (which make colour selection more
> >     difficult.)
> >   * make columns wider to accommodate larger text
> > 
> > However, it is a start, and I'm pretty sure it doesn't break anything.
> > The patch is below.  (There is probably a way to tell patch to derive
> > a new stylesheet from an old one, but I don't have a clue what that is,
> > so I've just done it by touch'ing the non-existant version of the old
> > file and doing the diff against that.)
> > 
> >         HTH
> >         Hugh
> > 
> > --- ./en/index.html.orig        2006-09-12 18:53:55.357928000 +0100
> > +++ ./en/index.html     2006-09-15 15:06:15.769223000 +0100
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