[Haddock] first post-survey version

Thomas Schilling nominolo at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 16 09:44:31 EDT 2010

I really don't like the tiny font size (I use quite big fonts to keep
my eyesight).  I can adjust it, sure, but then the stuff in the left
frames looks too big.  Also, when I switch to the source code view the
font becomes too big.  Why do we have to set a fixed font size?  Do we
really not trust users to adjust their defaults?  If you really feel
you have to, then set the default size on all pages, not just the main

On 15 August 2010 18:19, Mark Lentczner <markl at glyphic.com> wrote:
> Here is my latest version for viewing:
> http://www.ozonehouse.com/mark/snap-xhtml/
> You'll notice that I've started including the containers package in there
> for comparison.
> Things changed in this version:
> • Completely redone font sizing, following the sage advice of A List Apart
> and the browser workarounds from the YUI 3. This should be "industry best
> practices" and matches what the "big boys" do. I admit, the main font size
> got a touch smaller. Every thing has been tweaked to be much more
> consistent, and is sized to match what "heavy hitters" in on-line
> documentation do.
> • Switch to "Frames" button added for pages when they are viewed stand
> alone. This and the Style menu are now created in JavaScript on page load if
> appropriate, leaving the static markup cleaner. Also, means that w/o
> JavaScript these JS features are out of sight as they should be.
> • Synopsis drawer layout issues seem fixed. It works on both FireFox and
> Chrome on my Mac, and in every browser I tested via BrowserShots(*).
> • Width restrictions on main body and synopsis drawer removed.
> • Some more white space between declarations (it had somehow gotten to only
> 0.5em!)
> • Hovering on headings no longer underlines them (since they aren't links.)
> • Synopsis tab arrows point right when expanded
> • Renamed "Source code" link at top to just "Source" to fit.
> • Improved JavaScript code for handling cookies.
> I still have a few more tweaks and issues to fix. Let me know how this works
> for you.
> - Mark
> * If you are
> interested: http://browsershots.org/http://www.ozonehouse.com/mark/snap-xhtml/containers/Data-Sequence-alt.html
> - this page has the synopsis open on load to test the layout.
> Mark Lentczner
> http://www.ozonehouse.com/mark/
> mark at glyphic.com
> _______________________________________________
> Haddock mailing list
> Haddock at projects.haskell.org
> http://projects.haskell.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/haddock

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to
consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the
family Anatidae on our hands.

More information about the Haddock mailing list