Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-30 Thread Michael MD
whisperI actually quite like it./whisper I thought it was pretty cool too. A bit of experimentation shows that there's actually been a fair bit of work put into font-previewing interface. Definitely nowhere near the worst site I've seen recently. I didn't think it was so bad - *except*

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Rob Mason
My eyes, my beautiful eyes...it burns. -- Rob Mason t/a Sponge Project www.spongeproject.co.uk [EMAIL PROTECTED] *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Chris Wilson
I have to agree. Not everything has to be so damn usable that it has no visual flair, something that, sadly, tends to be the norm on this list. This is neat if only because it's quite unique. On 10/29/07, Olly Hodgson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10/29/07, Rob Mason [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Olly Hodgson
On 10/29/07, Rob Mason [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My eyes, my beautiful eyes...it burns. whisperI actually quite like it./whisper It's nice to see someone trying something slightly away from the norm. OK, so they don't quite pull it off -- the mad scrolling stuff could do with being toned down a

RE: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Andrew Boyd
@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately The blinking was really annoying (and it was everywhere!), as was the very small text. What I liked was the live rendering of the fonts and the ability to select a font and actually be able to type with it, see it at different font sizes

RE: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Paul Bennett
The blinking was really annoying (and it was everywhere!), as was the very small text. What I liked was the live rendering of the fonts and the ability to select a font and actually be able to type with it, see it at different font sizes etc - very handy (I've seen this on another font site

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Christian Montoya
On 10/29/07, Andrew Boyd [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Paul, There are bits about it I liked too - I would have done it differently, but I think that it achieves what they set out to do - talk up their fonts to those that want to buy them. That may be true, but I can't actually suffer the UI

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread John Faulds
whisperI actually quite like it./whisper I thought it was pretty cool too. A bit of experimentation shows that there's actually been a fair bit of work put into font-previewing interface. Definitely nowhere near the worst site I've seen recently. -- Tyssen Design www.tyssendesign.com.au

RE: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Travis D. Falls
site I've seen lately I have to agree. Not everything has to be so damn usable that it has no visual flair, something that, sadly, tends to be the norm on this list. This is neat if only because it's quite unique. On 10/29/07, Olly Hodgson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10/29/07, Rob Mason [EMAIL

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread John Faulds
Wilson Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 4:26 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately I have to agree. Not everything has to be so damn usable that it has no visual flair, something that, sadly, tends to be the norm on this list. This is neat if only because

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread David Laakso
Travis D. Falls wrote: I missed the URL for this… can someone send it out again? I want to see what has everyone in a tizzy. J travis Sure. http://www.ourtype.be/ le triumph de mediocre -- baudelaire Best, ~dL *** List

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Hayden's Harness Attachment
-services.com It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible. George Washington - Original Message - From: John Faulds [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 5:19 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately http

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-29 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
Hayden's Harness Attachment wrote: As a JAWS user, I could not view the web site. JAWS kept blocking the I nearly fell into a common trap and said as a JAWS user, why would you visit a site that showcases typefaces, but then caught myself just in time. Of course, you may be visiting it to

[WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-28 Thread Devi Web Development
On 10/28/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just found what I consider to be an extremely annoying, very blinky website someone spent way too much time writing flash for. http://www.ourtype.be/ Sorry, I didn't intend to send that to wsg, although I guess it's related...

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-28 Thread Christian Montoya
On 10/28/07, Devi Web Development [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10/28/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just found what I consider to be an extremely annoying, very blinky website someone spent way too much time writing flash for. http://www.ourtype.be/ Sorry, I didn't intend to send that to

Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-28 Thread Tom Roper
It hurt my eyes!! What an erratic use of flash! Sent from my iPod Touch On 29 Oct 2007, at 00:30, Christian Montoya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10/28/07, Devi Web Development [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10/28/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just found what I consider to be an extremely

RE: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately

2007-10-28 Thread Ted Drake
Subject: Re: [WSG] Re: worst site I've seen lately It hurt my eyes!! What an erratic use of flash! Sent from my iPod Touch On 29 Oct 2007, at 00:30, Christian Montoya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10/28/07, Devi Web Development [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 10/28/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I