[GRLUG] New (Linux friendly!) Business in Zeeland
kingpoiuy at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 14:44:27 EDT 2011
Ok, I'll reduce the size :) I knew it was big but I got over zealous.
I guess I had no knowledge of this situation. If I recall correctly, then
the voice-output just reads text left-to-right and top-to-bottom. If you
want to give this new contributor my contact info, I'd love to hear his
input. I can imagine that the way I have it set-up would cause trouble in
On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 2:39 PM, Don Ellis <don.ellis at gmail.com> wrote:
> One more item on the web site:
> Find someone who uses a voice-output browser (a blind person) and see
> how usable the site is, and have them compare it with other sites. We
> have a new contributor to our discuss list here in St Louis MO, who
> would probably be glad to give feedback.
> The huge graphic was really annoying -- takes quite a while to load on
> a fast connection. No graphic content in it to speak of, so it seems
> it should compress really well.
> --Don Ellis
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Ben Rousch <brousch at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 2:12 PM, Clay Ashby <kingpoiuy at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Ben,
> >> I'm looking at about 20 if set up in rows and about 10 if using tables.
> >> It's small, but I think it can be utilised!
> >> Is the site too bright? You are the first one with a negative reaction
> >> But as I said earlier I like to hear the criticism. :)
> > #1 The 3.2MB background image
> > #2 Twitchy menus (bouncy?)
> > #3 Fly-in content
> > #4 Every box is a different size which makes it all look very messy
> > But let's take this off-list before we annoy everyone else too much. ;)
> >> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Ben Rousch <brousch at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Congratulations and good luck!
> >>> How many people can your conference room hold? What are the food and
> >>> drink policies?
> >>> That web site hurts my brain. :(
> >>> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Clay Ashby <kingpoiuy at gmail.com>
> >>>> Hey GRLUG,
> >>>> I opened up a computer store in Zeeland, MI and wanted to let you all
> >>>> know. We are big supporters of hobbyists and user groups, and would
> like to
> >>>> lend support in any way possible. We are running Linux (mostly Ubuntu)
> >>>> our workstations and servers except for what is needed for testing,
> etc. We
> >>>> also have a small conference room with projector screen if anyone is
> >>>> interested in hosting classes or events. We are selling computer
> >>>> and office supplies as well as doing service, so if any of you are in
> >>>> area and you need to pick something up (or just want to say "Hi") it
> >>>> be great to see fellow members! We do price compare with online
> >>>> The Gnome Computer Company
> >>>> 14 S. Elm Street
> >>>> Zeeland, MI 49464
> >>>> 616-953-0632
> >>>> http://gnomecc.com
> >>>> M-F: 8a - 5p
> >>>> Sat: 9a - 6p
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