[racket-dev] Downloading DrRacket for Mac is hard?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sat Aug 13 19:39:35 EDT 2011

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 5:47 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> About a minute ago, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:
>> Thanks for this.
>> I really like the rounded-edge "Download" buttons that most software
>> systems now have.  It seems odd to not have one for DrRacket.  (I
>> brought this up some years ago when these weren't quite so
>> prevalent; now they're ubiquitous.)
> If you want round corners, see if you can get something that looks
> fine from http://www.cssbuttongenerator.com/ .  I tried, but ended up
> with things that look too ugly.  (I also tried to use *just* the round
> corner attributes, but that makes the browsers I tried switch to a
> button rendering that doesn't look like a normal button.)
>> The grey of the Platform line makes it look like it's been greyed out
>> -- my first mental thought was, "what if I want some other
>> platform?"  That's not a good visual metaphor.
> Yes, I know.  What I did for that is to change the color when focus
> moves in.  So if you do click the platform to see "what's
> unavailable", it gets colored as "available" (in black), and then
> switches back to gray when focus moves out.  Any other idea?

I think the button should say "Download <the platform>" and then there
should be something that lets you download for another platform,


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