[Twisted-Python] Website visual improvements

Jasper St. Pierre jstpierre at mecheye.net
Mon Nov 7 09:31:39 EST 2011

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 9:13 AM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 8:51 PM, Jonathan Jacobs
> <jonathan+twisted at jsphere.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I recently volunteered to make some visual improvements to the Twisted Trac
>> website. I received a lot of good feedback and suggestions from the IRC
>> channel, most of which I took to heart and fine-tuned the changes. I think
>> everyone is generally happy with the changes, I'm happy with the changes and
>> I'd like help with moving things forward to eventually deploy these changes.
>> The branch is currently up for review on Launchpad[1], the merge proposal
>> contains links to some[2] static[3] pages demonstrating the style changes.
>> (It is worth noting that there are some quirks that are as a result of "File
>> -> Save As" in Firefox, I wouldn't worry about these.)
> Cool. I've uploaded screenshots to see how it looks on my FF7 below. I
> like it. Well, with the exception of linefeeds in download links and
> some stuff that is strictly subjective. For example, blue cloud looks
> completely out of the way on the main page - I don't know if it is
> thanks to the dark background or to its form. I also prefer right-side
> panels over left-side. On issue page red and blue tones are also
> looking strange to me. What is awesome are comment numbers. A pity
> these are not clickable.
> Anyway, good work! =)
> old - http://i42.tinypic.com/29dify0.jpg
> new - http://i44.tinypic.com/xpv78k.png

Yes, the cloud's arrow looks a little too green. Making it more
green-yellow like the original download arrow might be better.

See "Chameleon" in the Tango pallete:


>> [1]
>> <https://code.launchpad.net/~jjacobs/twisted-website/visual-design-update/+merge/80468>
>> [2] <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/4030134/Twisted/Twisted.htm>
>> [3] <https://dl.dropbox.com/u/4030134/Twisted/5047.htm>
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