[squeak-dev] Re: Pier demo of squeak.org ready
renggli at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 17:04:57 UTC 2008
> > > I added a right side-bar, with automatically aggregated news from "The
> > > Weekly Squeak".
> > There are some problems with UTF-8 there.
This is a well known problem, also on seaside.st. The problem is that
all feeds are encoded differently and sometimes even incorrect. I
don't know why the detection of the encoding doesn't work for weekly
Squeak, but this should be possible to fix.
> I tested to upload a screenshot and link from a small to a big, but that
> did not work right out of the box. I saw a Pier addon called PictureLink
> in the SqueakSource Pier repository. Does that make screenshot stuff
> easier ?
I don't know that plugin. Currently pictures are always displayed as
is, unless you upload them resized or when using CSS (what is not
> I know its well known issue of seaside & firefox. Do you have any
> thoughts how to optimize that?
I don't know of that issue. Is there a bug report in the Seaside issue tracker?
> Because instead of loading content
> only, Firefox does all hard work by loading scripts/css sheets each
> time, which is suboptimal of course.
served through the image. The files can be moved to Apache, like it is
done on my web-site and on seaside.st.
> The other issues are just cosmetic - like the size of fonts, etc.
I didn't work on the design. What Pier uses is BlueprintCSS, a
framework to get a cross-browser compliant base of styles with decent
font settings. It is can be easily configured to look more like
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