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Ryan

Community Member, 11 Posts

20 December 2007 at 10:41am

Edited: 21/12/2007 8:34am

Hey.

I have developed a theme based on Windows Vista as part of the Google Highly Open Participation contest.

I would be grateful for any feedback, comments, suggestions and improvements regarding this theme.

Thank You.

http://www.silverstripe.com/Vista/

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Tim

Core Development Team, 201 Posts

20 December 2007 at 11:03am

Good start but the background image is far to large at 285.52 kB, you should be using something which is a 10th of this size.

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DaveP

Community Member, 48 Posts

20 December 2007 at 11:09am

Edited: 20/12/2007 11:09am

Looks nice Ryan well done....

The default paragraph font on the home page is way too small...

Don't forget, were not all 17 :)))))

cheers, Dave Porter

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Ryan

Community Member, 11 Posts

20 December 2007 at 11:43am

I did take into account the size of the background image, my justification was that it would remain in the cache so the user would only have to download it once when they viewed a website.

I will see if I can cut it down.

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Yes the default paragraph is too small. I will have to fix that, but first 17 year olds still need to sleep.

Thank you.

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Ryan

Community Member, 11 Posts

20 December 2007 at 10:59pm

I have increased the size of some of the text.

I hope this makes it better.

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akp982

8 Posts

21 December 2007 at 12:32am

Great theme, I have modded it to have a ubuntu background and it works great :)

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alfa

Community Member, 20 Posts

21 December 2007 at 4:21am

Edited: 21/12/2007 4:26am

I like very much this theme, but i agree with Tim, the background image is too heavy ^^

What do you think about putting this one, it's the same but with less quality to be lighter only 89,6kb

http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/6524/background1xv5.jpg

Or this one 100kb

http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/6783/background2wz1.jpg

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Ryan

Community Member, 11 Posts

21 December 2007 at 7:47am

Thanks I will use the backgrounds in the theme straight away.

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