Sun Jun 12 17:18:51 CDT 2011
Some feeedback on the current design:
* Some of the main elements that make the Sphinx design nice are missing:
- The navigation bar between the banner and the rest of the content is
- In the right panel, the nice colored boxes that divide the content
vertically are also gone.
- The vertical colored regions to the L and R of the content are gone.
These nicely frame the content.
Can we *start* out using the default Sphinx template and then identify
things we want to change/customize for our purposes. My preference
would be the following order:
1. First address the content. This would include getting the
navigation elements to point to our pages etc.
2. Then come up with a custom color scheme. There are a number of
online tools for helping pick color schemes.
3. Then pick a font for "IPython" and create a banner based on that
and the color scheme.
4. Only then start to make minor tweaks to the actual layout as needed.
I recommend this order of things, because the layout should be created
to support/frame the content, not the other way around.
On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Thomas Kluyver <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've put the built website up so it's easy to evaluate:
> Please have a look, and let me know of any broken links, out of date
> information, and so on. I think it's an improvement on the moin wiki, so
> barring any major problems, I'd hope it can go live alongside or before the
> 0.11 release.
> On 6 June 2011 13:03, Thomas Kluyver <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> The website in my fork of Komal's repository is now (hopefully) up to date
>> and intact.
>> Cookbook, Developer zone, and Projects using IPython are, for now, links
>> pointing to the moin wiki. News is up to date, version numbers should be
>> correct, and the content on the homepage has been cut down. The favicon is a
>> bland placeholder until someone feels like designing a decent one.
>> Please do build it and let me know if you spot any mistakes or omissions.
Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
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