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Re: W3C CSS Home Redesign RFC

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 13:05:31 -0500
Message-ID: <473B38EB.2080007@inkedblade.net>
To: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
CC: Dylan Schiemann <dylans@yahoo.com>, www-style@w3.org

Brad Kemper wrote:
> 
> On Nov 13, 2007, at 2:44 PM, Dylan Schiemann wrote:
> 
>> The #1 thing that has surprised me for many years about the CSS site is
>> that it has never been particularly stylish.
>>
>> I think having a site that looks like it was created by a designer
>> rather than a spec writer is important given the topic of the site.  It
>> sort of sets the standard for what can be done with CSS, etc.
>>
> 
> I agree. I would also like to see the CSS site "eat their own dog food" 
> and attempt some more sophisticated styling to achieve effects that push 
> the envelope more, and make them look consistent across bowsers and 
> platforms, while also validating. Maybe even a CSS Zen Garden sort of 
> thing that lets people try out various style sheets for the site that 
> demonstrate modern CSS (including CSS3, where available in many 
> browsers) and that demonstrate some of the challenges modern designers face.

How about after we revamp the content and Jason creates our official design,
we invite other designers to create alternate styles?

If we did that sort of thing, though, I'd want to set a very high bar for
accessibility and good practices. E.g. no fixed-width designs.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 14 November 2007 18:06:12 GMT

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