[openbeos] Re: Trouble seeing the Website

  • From: "Matt white" <mattwhi@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 09:21:31 -0500

I just turned down the resolution on my workstation. From 1280X1024 to
800X600 and i got the same problem. Strange, other web pages that i was
viewing on low resolutions just went off page and gave me a slider bar.

On 1/23/07, Jorge G. Mare (a.k.a. Koki) <koki@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hi Niklas,

Niklas Nisbeth wrote:
> As an avid mobile phone internet browser type, I think too many
> assumptions about resolution - or at least not providing a fallback for
> other types of devices - are bad.
> Suppose that means I just volunteered for making an alternate
> stylesheet....

If you can provide us with a Drupal mobile theme, we would be happy to
use it if it does work. :-)



>> Miguel,
>>      As I understand it, the minimum resolution for viewing
>> is 1024x786. At resolutions below this, the right sidebar begins to
>> overlap with the "Get to Know Haiku" area. It is something that I
>> will suggest tweaking. Although, I have to admit, 800x600 is used by
>> less than 15% of the web population (many of whom aren't the target
>> audience). But, it always nice to be able to please all web users.
>> On Jan 22, 2007, at 10:56 PM, Miguel Zúñiga wrote:
>>> Speaking about the website, i went to the Haiku site at work. There
>>> all the machines have the impressive resolution of 800 x 600 px,
>>> and the OS that claims experience.
>>> First i tried with Mozilla Firefox: even with the browser window
>>> maximized, the content (Get to know Haiku, Introduction, FAQ,
>>> Development resources, etc.), overlaps the right part (Downloads,
>>> test images, Special Event, Tux, etc.). When i tried with M$
>>> Internet Explorer the right part is seen at the top, but the left
>>> and middle ones are shown below the right column. In other words,
>>> the left and middle parts are at the bottom, so they are displayed
>>> after the right part, all by itself above them.
>>> I know very few people have this hardware or screen resolution, but
>>> it would be great to be as nicely display everywhere as when i see
>>> haiku-os.org at home. I feel a little embarrased when writing this,
>>> because it might be happening just here, but i think it is better a
>>> quick look by the professionals, than more people viewing the site
>>> "funny".
>>> Thank you in advanced.
>>> Miguel Zúñiga González

Matthew White, Head of computers for the less fortunate.

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