[Slackbuilds-users] New layout of https://slackbuilds.org/

Erik Hanson erik at slackbuilds.org
Thu Jan 25 20:49:29 UTC 2018

On 01/25/2018 07:55 AM, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2018, Erik Hanson wrote:
>> That aside, the search box caused broken layout for many people, for as
>> long as it existed. It's neigh-on-impossible to wedge a form element into
>> an existing layout, because apparently every browser has some slightly
>> different way of rendering things, and there's just no good way around
>> it.
>> Many attempts were made, and it could look good for one person in a
>> specific browser, but broken/ugly for everyone else. The move to a
>> separate search page is, in my opinion, a necessary compromise.
> Erik,
>   Thanks for the explanation ... and for the efforts all of you put into
> making the site work universally.

For what it's worth, I am not putting any effort in beyond some
suggestions, the heavy lifting is being done by David Woodfall. I am
happy to take the criticism and angry feedback people have, however.


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