[tei-council] Formatting of the Guidelines
James.Cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 22 10:20:51 EDT 2007
James Cummings wrote:
> Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>> I hope that you are not going to pass these on unadulterated to the
>> programmer, James?
> No, I was going to tidy them up organise them by type of thing, and then
> make myself a list of things to look at. What programmer is it you're
> referring to? As long as Dot and I, having
I seemed to not finish my sentence there. I meant "As long as Dot and I,
having discussed it, understand what we mean, surely that is all that matters?
>> Too many of them are like "Better styling of all Relax NG examples"
>> which does not really provide much a spec for what to change.....
> In that case, that is a rephrased one where various people said things like
> "Better pretty printing of Relax NG fragments", etc. and so I summarised
>> I'd also point out that there is no such thing as "Website issue". These
>> are (currently) entirely free-standing web pages. the web server adds
> Sorry, I don't buy that. While it is true that these are free-standing
> webpages, the reason Guidelines have the the TEI logo in the top right-hand
> corner , the title in the place where it is, a navbar, a 'Skip Links' link,
> etc. is to make them fit in with the current website. I don't believe it
> is in the remit of looking at the formatting of the Guidelines to redesign
> the super-structure in which it is placed. Surely the layout of the title,
> etc., are going to have to change to fit in with whatever Virginia come up
> with as the new website. While I'll give some thought to the toc issue
> that several people raised, the main aim is to get a consistent and
> attractive presentation of the content in the rh-col div. As far as I'm
> concerned everything outside of that is bound to change depending on the
> new website that it will be a part of. Surely you can't be suggesting
> that, users should be presented with an entirely different look and feel to
> the superstructure of the page than the rest of the TEI site?
Dr James Cummings, Oxford Text Archive, University of Oxford
James dot Cummings at oucs dot ox dot ac dot uk
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