Fine. But I can see it. Most archives are virtually inaccessible to me. I like being able to see it, and regard it as a strength of the archives that they make it possible. Lisi On Wednesday 12 November 2014 23:00:57 Felix Miata wrote: > Lisi Reisz composed on 2014-11-12 17:03 (UTC-0500): > >> > On 11/08/2014 04:50 PM, Felix Miata wrote: > >> > > http://fm.no-ip.com/SS/trinitylistarchive1411.png > > > > I have poor sight, and I find the TDE archives *significantly* better > > than most, which I fond unusable. In fact, I can't see a problem. They > > are great. Beautifully clear and highly legible when I enlarge (ctrl-+) > > which I expect to do anyway. Most archives are awful and I can hardly > > read them. I have attached a screenshot of what I see. > > What you see, and provided in your attached binary, tells us little, in > contrast to the screenshot URL I provided. In mine, the viewer can see what > the browser's default size is, and what the whole array of DE sizes are, so > that the fonts in the web page can be see in the context of both the > defaults, and the whole rest of the desktop. It could be reproduced by > anyone who wished to, because context is adequate. The only thing it lacks > is actual zoom level applied, which Firefox doesn't offer. The zoom level > in fact is none (100% of the size dictated by page CSS), so the archive > page is in fact displaying the 10px size dictated by the page's CSS. > > Your page provides only one context: the UI text in your browser. That > frame of reference indicates you've applied several zoom levels to the > page. Firefox by default remembers zoom levels by domain, so once you've > been there and applied zoom, you shouldn't need to do it again until the > site is restyled to use different sizes. The way the shot cuts off the top > of the page, if negects to show the vast difference in font size between > the "beautifully clear and highly legible" body fonts and the zoomed to > gigantic page title fonts. If you revisit the page in a new browser with a > new profile, or the same browser with a new profile, or reset the zoom > level to none (Ctrl-0), you'll find the resulting fonts not so "beautifully > clear and highly legible", probably to a size smaller than your tiny > Firefox UI menu fonts. > > Browser zoom is a *defense* mechanism. Defenses are only needed in the > context of offensive behavior. In the instant case, the offensive behavior > is web page font sizing that *completely* disregards the optimum size > pre-defined via the visitors' browser default size settings. It may be > acceptable to people who only use one computer and one DE to have to ever > apply zoom on any given page or domain, but they shouldn't have to. Those > who use a lot of DEs and a lot of browsers won't have the luxury of having > been to any every frequented page before and having zoom level remembered. > There's no good reason for anyone to have had to apply zoom ever in the > first place. Web pages don't need to be rude, as their creators do have > tools that enable them to embrace user defaults to get the results they > want. The instant case if it remains as it is will remain particularly > perplexing, as the TDE main site CSS is one of the very unfortunately few > places on web where rude styling is not in place, in stark contrast its > mailing list archive.