Proposed goal for website: happily usable at 800x600?
robertshearman at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 08:32:26 CST 2009
2009/2/13 Ben Klein <shacklein at gmail.com>:
> 2009/2/13 Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr>:
>> On Thu, 12 Feb 2009, Dan Kegel wrote:
>>> What with netbooks with small screens abounding, it
>>> might make sense to review our web site and make sure
>>> its most important parts are usable in an 800x600 screen
>>> (easy to simulate, just resize your browser until xwininfo
>>> says it's 800x550, those gnome top and bottom bars
>>> chew 25 pixels each).
>> For what it's worth, most netbooks have a 1024x600 resolution (all the
>> 9" and 10" ones as far as I know, with the exception of the HP one which
>> has a highjer resolution). The old 7" models might have had an 800x600
>> resolution but I think these can be ignored now (no 7" netbook is
>> shipping anymore).
> I think it's still valuable as an accessibility thing. Remember, not
> everyone has excellent eyesight!
Turn the DPI up, not the resolution down.
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