[racket-dev] Revising Racket's home page

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Aug 20 19:32:02 EDT 2013

An hour ago, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> > I dislike the switch to something that looks less unique -- this
> > feels more like yet-another-site of a language.  I can't really
> > put a finger on what makes that, but I think that the big factor
> > is the dark header.  (I didn't like it when Matthew initially
> > suggested it, but I think it ended up being a good visual
> > signature.)
> After trying this out, I agree, and I've switched to a black top
> bar.  I've also added more space, as Laurent suggested, and fixed
> the cropping in the popup, as Stephen pointed out.  I've revised the
> tag-line formatting, and darkened a few things, and taken some more
> of your suggestions that I've forgotten now.

All of these look good to me.  (Still a good amount of work to do, and
I hope that it'll get there this time...)

A quick idea that popped up today re the books: have a book bar as in
the erlang page, but with popups that have the book descriptions.  It
can be much less intrusive while keeping the good general first-look
impression, and it can accommodate many more books.

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