[ubuntu-web] Start page - lets go

Andrew Mason andrew at miniatureworldmaker.com.au
Mon Sep 29 15:43:03 BST 2008

On Mon, 29 Sep 2008 11:35:45 pm Volans wrote:
> Mads Rosendahl ha scritto:
> > Hi Matthew Nuzum and others
> > Maybe I misunderstand your post, but I think my suggestion is very
> > close to what you describe. Well perhaps not: "give plenty of margin
> > above and below in the search box" and "Room for heading and possibly
> > paragraph".
> >
> > http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/175241/810start-page.jpg
> Sorry for being inactive, I appreciate a lot all the efforts and I just
> want to point out a possible problem:
> the text in the images
> Because we have to allow quick translation of the whole Start Page I
> think we have two possibilities:
> - don't use text in images
> - use text in image, create a po file with the text string that are in
> the images and do a script that can automatically create the final image
> starting from the original one using the translated po files.
> Probably this can be done using SVG and changing the text inside, but
> this possibility should be tested among possible problems like how
> divide the strings in more lines (if necessary) and "strange" utf-8
> characters that many languages use.
You also need to normalize them too. SVG  should use NFC as it's what the w3c 

> Riccardo (Volans)

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