[Pipet Devel] rfc for loci web pages

Gary Van Domselaar gvd at redpoll.pharmacy.ualberta.ca
Fri Aug 27 18:46:18 EDT 1999

> Well, I'll leave it up to you.  I don't think it's bad the way the sizes are
> now.  But if you're asking me what I'd do, I might make the logos 75% of their
> current size...


and use 1/4-sized backgrounds.  (But 219 images?!  That's a lot of
> resizing.)  Then the browser would only be downloading ~10 kB in graphics for
> each page.  Most modems will do that in 2 seconds.  I used the GIMP to reduce
> the backgrounds, BTW.

may be a prob. I'm pretty sure you can run gimp from command line. It may 
be possible to write a script (script-fu?) to resize the backgrounds.

> Check out the huge graphics that VA Linux just put up on their site:
>     http://www.valinux.com/
> For some reason, downloading the VA pages takes a lot of processing power from
> my CPU.

Yeah mine too. From that perspective, I think our pages are pretty 
efficient :-)

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