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OT: (purely visual) style remark

OT: (purely visual) style remark

Posted Sep 15, 2005 12:52 UTC (Thu) by vblum (guest, #1151)
Parent article: UserLinux: Autopsy

A very nice and illuminating analysis. Just one nagging little comment: I felt that the many big bold non-LWN style headings and sub-headings, with sometimes rather little text inbetween, distracted me significantly from the actual text - scarcer use of those elements would have improved the (purely visual) readability for me.

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OT: (purely visual) style remark

Posted Sep 15, 2005 17:45 UTC (Thu) by kreutzm (guest, #4700) [Link]

Definitly seconded. An article should follow the general layout of the site. I was quite astonished, why someone was shouting, especially since the headers getting larger in the middle of the article (usually the largest fonts are used at the top, not for sub-headings).

OT: (purely visual) style remark

Posted Sep 15, 2005 20:02 UTC (Thu) by frazier (guest, #3060) [Link]

Yeah, it's pretty bad once it is layed in the page, that was my first impression too. I didn't see it with everything else until it was published last night.

I wrote the article needing three levels of headers and thus used H1, H2, and H3 for those (H4 is typicaly rendered smaller than the regular text). If I could do it again, I'd have a CSS class for the article that gave the article's headings smaller sizes. The H1 and H2 are overbearing, and the article's section headings are larger than the title for the article, unfortunately.

So yeah, it does look like it's yelling but that was not the intent. Sorry about that.


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