Re: Screen-sized Web Pages?

Subject: Re: Screen-sized Web Pages?
From: David Jones <dvjones -at- KSBE -dot- EDU>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 1996 09:50:06 -1000

I am forced to view it at 640x480 and 16 colors. Mr Horton's brochure
took slightly more than 2 screens. And changing NS2's font wouldn't
help much -- a major chunk of the first "screen page" was the
(otherwise nicely done) graphic ...

On 12 Nov 96 at 9:09, Peter Ring, PRC wrote:
> I think it's time to stop this nonsense. Why?

> "Screen sized websites" is a phantom! Whether it is "screen sized"
> or not depends also a lot on which browser you use, the settings of
> the browser, and your screen resolution.

> If you look at the website Keiths recommends with a Netscape 2+, set
> to 14 point Times New Roman at 1280 x 1024, then yes, it's (almost)
> screen sized. But if you change the font or the screen resolution,
> it's not screen sized any longer. Test it with 800x600: even with a
> 10 point font, it's not screen sized (it uses approx. 2 screens).

David Jones, Technical Writer
dvjones -at- ksbe -dot- edu

Thought for the day:
A penny saved is ridiculous.


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