Going on a Safari....

Justin justin.obara at utoronto.ca
Fri Jan 9 16:30:17 UTC 2009


I'm not sure if these made it to the fluid-work list, so I'm  
forwarding it along just in case.

- Justin

On 9-Jan-09, at 11:03 AM, Jacob Farber wrote:

> With the attached images you can see the fundamental differences.  
> Please bear in mind this is a bare bones approach with no effort to  
> make the basic button more attractive.
>
> Jacob
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Jacob Farber <jacob.farber.work at gmail.com 
> > wrote:
> +1 for documenting all these discrepencies in one place.
>
> The FSS CSS would normalize the appearance of the button everywhere  
> in thedocument, not just UI Options..
>
> Im prepping screenshots right now....
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Justin <justin.obara at utoronto.ca>  
> wrote:
> In general I would agree that the font size would out weigh the  
> merits of the native appearance of the button. However, I have a  
> question.
>
> I'm assuming that this solution would only solve the problem for the  
> button in the component, and that the other buttons the integrator  
> puts on the page would still suffer from this issue.
>
> In that case, would it be confusing to the integrator why it works  
> in some places and not in others? If this is a problem with the  
> browser, it may be a good idea to document the issue.
>
> In general, it may be helpful to have a section on the wiki or build  
> site that demonstrates all of  the 3rd party issues that we have  
> encountered and are reliant on someone else to fix. (i.e. browser  
> specific issues that don't have a work around) This would also  
> provide us with a point of reference to determine if new browser  
> versions solve these issues.
>
> Justin
>
> On 9-Jan-09, at 9:41 AM, Anastasia Cheetham wrote:
>
>
> On 8-Jan-09, at 4:35 PM, Jacob Farber wrote:
>
> Do you think it's acceptable to squash the native appearance of a  
> form control in order to force it to accomodate other settings? Is  
> it more user-friendly for the font size to render properly or for  
> the form control to look like a native control?
>
> Hm... This is an interesting question.
>
> First, I think a screen shot or two might help convey just what the  
> button looks like when you do and don't do your proposed solution.
>
> My reaction is: I would think it would be better to sacrifice the  
> native appearance in favor of a 'properly functioning' button.
>
> -- 
> Anastasia Cheetham                   a.cheetham at utoronto.ca
> Software Designer, Fluid Project    http://fluidproject.org
> Adaptive Technology Resource Centre / University of Toronto
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