How do you like the new layout?

  •   7.5% - What new layout? - 48
  •   36.9% - It's Awesome! - 237
  •   25.5% - It's good and bad, but mostly good. - 164
  •   5.4% - It's good and bad, but mostly bad. - 35
  •   14.6% - I want the old one back! - 94
  •   10.3% - Bring in the penguins! - 66

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  • Avatar of Ydrisselle Ydrisselle Jun 19, 2009 at 03:26 UTC - 0 likes

    Opera 9.64 doesn't have any rounded corners under XP SP3. And since the transition I didn't get any update from the Latest [xxx_addon] Files RSS feeds; the last one in Google Reader is the notification about Grid r1196. edit: but I don't have any problem with scrolling :)

  • Avatar of HunterZ HunterZ Jun 18, 2009 at 23:41 UTC - 0 likes

    I'll try testing under FF3 3.5 under Win7 x64 tonight.

  • Avatar of Kaelten Kaelten Jun 18, 2009 at 22:28 UTC - 0 likes

    @HunterZ, I've tested it in chrome on XP and didn't have any issues with it there, IE8 won't render the rounded corners at all.

    And we've also tested FF3 on other OS's and not had any issues. I gave a check on FF3.5 on XP and it was still there :(

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  • Avatar of HunterZ HunterZ Jun 18, 2009 at 21:09 UTC - 0 likes

    May I ask what web browser and/or OS are you optimizing for that is not resulting in choppy scrolling?

    Also, what themes do and do not have rounded corners? (edit: made my own lol)

    Thanks.

  • Avatar of Kaelten Kaelten Jun 18, 2009 at 20:50 UTC - 0 likes

    The Choppy scrolling on XP with firefox3 seems to be related to how they render the rounded corners.

    We're going to explore a fix or a degraded solution for ff3. In the meantime switching to a theme that doesn't have them should vastly improve that symptom.

  • Avatar of HunterZ HunterZ Jun 18, 2009 at 20:17 UTC - 0 likes

    Getting the slow/choppy scrolling on pages with user comments (like this one) in Firefox 3.0.10 and 3.0.11 on WinXP 32-bit. I'm using Adblock Plus and NoScript extensions if that makes a difference.

    Edit: Disabled those plugins and restarted - still just as choppy.

  • Avatar of Grilor Grilor Jun 18, 2009 at 19:57 UTC - 0 likes

    i do miss the addons listed on the right side of the main page. they came in handy for finding alpha and beta addons. other then that i like it

  • Avatar of bender72 bender72 Jun 18, 2009 at 18:28 UTC - 0 likes

    great , now a "My Favorites" Button , then it is perfectly.

  • Avatar of juline juline Jun 18, 2009 at 18:12 UTC - 0 likes

    Much better than been. New layouts looks more professionaly!

  • Avatar of Allara Allara Jun 18, 2009 at 17:53 UTC - 0 likes

    Looks like you fired anyone who even slightly resembled a graphic/web designer before making the new theme. One of the ugliest things I've ever seen on the web - and as a professional web designer, I've seen a lot. Not to be mean - but it's called for. Terrible job. The old design, even with it's flaws, was 500% better.

    BTW, about the only "Web 2.0" thing you managed to do was the larger font size for certain elements. Not there by a long shot. Take a glance at any true Web 2.0 site and/or hire a real designer.

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