[Pdx-pm] learn.perl.org rework (TPF grant)

Michael R. Wolf MichaelRWolf at att.net
Mon May 4 13:52:13 PDT 2009

On May 4, 2009, at 12:47 PM, Eric Wilhelm wrote:

> # from Michael R. Wolf
> # on Monday 04 May 2009 11:43:
>> Link styles (color and decoration) are a de-facto standard.  DO NOT
>> CHANGE THEM.  Invest CCS creativity elsewhere.
> Thanks, but I'm probably done with the CSS creativity investment.  I
> could try to make it uglier if that would help someone else to just
> replace it.  When I mess with these things, hours dissappear and it
> ends up looking exactly like it did when I started. :-D

I *do* understand.

>>      Summary:
>>      Textual links should be colored and underlined to achieve the
>> best perceived affordance of clickability, though there are a few
>> exceptions to these guidelines.
> I dunno.  Seems like anyone with difficulties is going to get  
> themselves
> a browser with a sufficient number of knobs that whatever suggested
> coloring caused by CSS is irrelevant.
> But, if you really want affordances, try something besides color.
>  a:before {content: "☞"}
>  a:after  {content: "☜"}


Michael R. Wolf
     All mammals learn by playing!
         MichaelRWolf at att.net

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