Background color for caution blocks in the Handbook
scraver at gsd-usa.com
Sat Mar 5 22:42:37 UTC 2011
I would like to suggest using darker print to contrast with the yellow. I
see Glenn Barber beat me to it. But yes commit it.
On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 10:22, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 05, 2011 at 01:11:24PM -0500, Glen Barber wrote:
> > On 3/5/11 12:02 PM, Warren Block wrote:
> > > On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, Daniel Gerzo wrote:
> > >
> > >> On 4.3.2011 23:28, Glen Barber wrote:
> > >>> Hi all,
> > >>>
> > >>> While looking through the new HAST documentation in the Handbook, it
> > >>> occurred to me that we don't have any special highlighting for
> > >>> tags.
> > >>>
> > >>> I think maybe it would be good to have the caution sections stand out
> > >>> bit, since those sections might contain the makings of a foot canon
> > >>> the user is not careful.
> > >>
> > >> Generally, I think it's a good idea; the only question is what color
> > >> to choose. Well, I don't really care that much, but make sure to not
> > >> let this go into a bikeshed discussion ;-)
> > >
> > Yes, staying away from a bikeshed would be nice, though there is some
> > painting involved here. ;)
> > > Red is already used for something, notes I think. Yellow for caution
> > > seems appropriate.
> > I was originally hesitant to use yellow to avoid causing visual pain
> > when reading. How about the colors I have here:
> Some kind of thick yellow outline for the box, with think black outlines
> for the yellow line, might work. That might require doubling up on divs
> around your warnings, though, which is more than just using CSS -- so you
> should probably ignore this idea.
> As long as the colors you've selected do not conflict with other uses of
> the same colors, I'm happy with it. Your version of the bikeshed looks
> awesome to me.
> I'm feeling too lazy to check on whether there are conflicting uses of
> the same colors.
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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