[racket-dev] Revising Racket's home page

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at cs.indiana.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 20 19:44:57 EDT 2013

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 7:32 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> 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.

What do you mean by pop-ups?


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