Re: Technical error in the first message - read this instead

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Posted by Baron Johan on February 23, 1998 at 23:50:29:

In Reply to: Technical error in the first message - read this instead posted by Nemo on February 23, 1998 at 11:45:22:


Please read the comments below
Sample colour scheme
Netscape paletteGreyscaled
Coat-of-arms in Netscape paletteCoat-of-arms in greyscaled palette

: Dear Ladonians!

: It was long ago that I began thinking about creation of a special style for the Ladoniaboard. Now that the background colour has been explicitly set to white and readability dropped almost to zero, I think the time has come.

: I somewhat modified the Ladonian coat-of-arms to make it fit as a background image. As you see, I created two versions of this image. The "Netscape palette" image will look unchanged on any machine with 256 colours and upwards. The "Greyscaled" image is viewed best on high-colour/true-colour machines, and is somewhat changed on 256-colour machines. If my proposal is accepted, our Minister of Internet can decide which image to use.

: Other colour combinations, which I propose can be seen on the large sample image. The HTML codes are as follows:

: BODY BGCOLOR="#000000" TEXT="#FFFFFF" LINK="#00FF00" VLINK="#FF0101" BACKGROUND="dragn16m.gif"

: Header: FONT COLOR="#008000"

: I feel that this setting will give Ladoniaboard an improved personality, make it special, and last but, not least improve the readability of the text.

: Well, dear fellow citizens, what do you think about my proposal?

: Nemo.
: Ex nihilum non nihil fit.

First of all I canīt see anything on the
netscape palette and the greyscaled one, it's
just black. Probably I have not the right
programmes and computer to see what dwells
behind the black and I will not be able to
invest in new equipment for a long time yet.
Let everyone be able to see.

When I saw this new white background I was
very glad. It had a positive effect on me
visavi the earlier grey. A black background
I think, would be darker than this light one
and definitely not easier to read, just as
Nemolon mentioned...sorry Nemo to say

Baron Johan, Custodian

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