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RE: SWAD-Europe postcard picture

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 20:13:30 +0100 (BST)
To: "Dickinson, Ian J" <Ian.Dickinson@hp.com>
cc: "'Libby Miller'" <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>, public-esw <public-esw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0304251538560.8424-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

thanks Ian. I broadly agree with you. For (b) though, that might work in
our favour, as we can put a logo and/or a slogan there.


On Fri, 25 Apr 2003, Dickinson, Ian J wrote:

> Hi Libby,
> > What don't you like about them in particular?
> The globe is too visually busy for a background (imho), and if you decrease
> the opacity I think you'll lose too much of the important bits (like where
> the UK is :-).   The map would be OK as a backdrop for the FOAF map if it
> was semi-opaque, but (a) it misses out the rest of the world, as you said
> yourself, and (b) there's a big blue empty space on the left :-).  The
> atlantic is just too big** if you keep it to scale, hence my suggestion to
> use more of a schematic approach.  I guess you need the cartographical
> equivalent of an ellipsis, whatever that might be!
> Cheers,
> Ian
> ** qv "[the judge] ruled that the guilty party was 'life itself' for failing
> to be either beautiful or true" [hhgtg]
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