[Design-devel] urgent: help us fix the background for website banner for Stretch

Cyril Brulebois kibi at debian.org
Sat Jun 17 18:33:36 UTC 2017


And thanks for your work on this. Please pretend I don't know anything
about web, standards, and best practices.

Laura Arjona Reina <larjona at debian.org> (2017-06-17):
> But when I try to use those images (I made a test with the Inspector
> of Firefox), and I make ctrl-- to make size smaller so I emulate a big
> screen, I see that the background is repeated (this is ok) creating
> some "jumps" in the color gradient (this is not ok).
> See https://lut.im/ncJMP6Sm9L/u7UvWdU57CSuQu3K.jpg for an example of
> what happens.
> I don't know very well why this happens but I *think* it is because
> the "ending" colour at left edge and right edge is maybe not exactly
> the same.
> I don't know how to fix that. If any of you can provide an improved
> image for background, it's very appreciated. If we don't get it soon,
> we'll use the one I committed and we'll try to improve it later.
> If somebody starts to work on this, please reply to all so others
> don't repeat work.

We could just make the gradient image take the whole horizontal space,
that seems to work just fine on this 1920px wide screen.

Just set background-size to 100% and disabled the repeat mode, see
attached patch.

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