[thelist] site check please! amc3

Barney Carroll barney.carroll at gmail.com
Mon May 11 08:36:34 CDT 2009

Thanks all for the comments - cross browser issues and readability
insights particularly useful.

The IE stuff is a bit scary. Had a bit of time on a Win machine over
the weekend and noticed a JS bug occurs within jQuery during
inter-gallery navigation which is horrifying. will have to think of a
workaround unless a solution comes about...

Barney Carroll
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2009/5/9 David Laakso <david at chelseacreekstudio.com>:
> Barney Carroll wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> It seems to be site check season. I'm about to release the gallery
>> linked below, and I'd appreciate any spare-second testing, initial
>> impressions etc from the list.
>> http://barneycarroll.com/amc3
> Nice job! It is doing well in Mac FF, Mac SeaMonkey, Mac Safari, and
> Camino.
> In E 6/7/8 the link color is default blue, and the border of the bottom
> set of boxes is a little "off."
> Opera  and the IEs are not able to scale line-height set in pixels.
> Please see: <http://www.chelseacreekstudio.com/ca/cssd/amc.png>
> A raw number for line-height will do. Since you mention accessibility,
> one guideline is a site should render at twice default font-size. The
> capture was shot at minimum font-size 32px in Opera.
> It is a little disconcerting to open the site in a 1680 by 1050 widow at
> 116dpi, find it tucked in the top left corner of the screen, at the
> author's preferred font-size for the primary content :-) , rather than
> mine.
> I like the photographs very much. They seem hard to "read" though, as
> the site seems to be more about typography than photography :-) . And on
> the same note, I would think a creative commons license could suffice
> instead of a watermark.
> Would the incidental text --  the copyright, link to your site, and
> font information -- be better set at the very bottom in a "footer?"
> Despite all my nit-picking, it is a well executed and attractive site. I
> wish you both well.
> Best,
> ~d
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