[Haskell-cafe] Design for 2010.2.x series Haskell Platform site

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sat Jul 17 14:09:04 EDT 2010

> I like the content. The layout has some flaws when rendered on my
> environment (Safari 4, but with perhaps narrower than most peoples
> windows):
> * The background image tiled looks pretty bad - since I see repeats
> and it doesn't really tile.

Yes, noted.

> * The three columns at the bottom overlap! Perhaps this is a valid
> case for a <table> rather than three <div>s and CSS layout.

Agreed and implemented. That was easier!

> * The word "Download" isn't actually part of the download link. Many
> people might think to click on the Download text itself. Can we make
> that a link that auto-detects your OS and redirects appropriately?

If someone has code for this?
> As for CSS wrangling, I've got a fair bit of experience at that. I've
> even done it in the context of MediaWiki themes(*). If anyone needs
> some help on that aspect, I'm volunteering. I'm pretty sure I could
> reproduce Christopher's image in XHTML/CSS if desired.

Well, perhaps poke around here:


It's a darcs repo, so darcs get http://code.haskell.org/haskell-platform/
will work.

-- Don

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