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[WSTF] Re: hightlights format - for your comment

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 08:31:08 -0500
Message-ID: <42B8169C.2080305@w3.org>
To: WSTF <public-wai-eo-site@w3.org>
Cc: Sylvie Duchateau <sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr>, Andrew Arch <andrew.arch@nils.org.au>
two more attached:
5. float-right-headline
6. float-right-blurb-bottom


Shawn Henry wrote:
> WSTF,
> 
> Quick notes for discussion of the format for highlights are below. 
> Please comment on list.
> 
> Location:
> * http://www.w3.org/WAI/ut3/
> * http://www.w3.org/WAI/ut3/highlights/all.html
> 
> Primary issues:
> * position of date (left, right, own line, inline, float)
> * paragraph breaks within blurb? spacing?
> * markup & design outside of WAI CSS (from RSS feed)
> 
> Note:
> * date is _not_ a key issue, since the items will not often be strongly 
> date driven (unlike "real news") and won't change frequently (probably a 
> couple times per month); therefore, want to downplay date
> * need to balance lots of spacing for easier skimming with getting stuff 
> above the fold / limit scrolling
> 
> Some options attached:
> 1. line-left.png: on it's own line, left justified
> 2. line-right.png: on own line, right justified.
> - see Andrew's comment about screen magnification & people w/ cognitive 
> disabilities
> 3. inline.png: same line with description text
> - note: more like http://www.w3.org/
> 4. float-right.png: could also move it relative to the heading baseline 
> (which was also buggy and didn't look good)
> - kinda like http://www.w3.org/International/
> 
> Question: Pros & cons & preferences of each above?
> 
> Best,
> ~ Shawn
> 


float-right-headline.png
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float-right-blurb-bottom.png
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