[drupal-devel] permissions page
killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Fri Oct 7 20:58:39 UTC 2005
On Fri, 7 Oct 2005, Karoly Negyesi wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Oct 2005 18:26:40 +0200, Herman Webley
> <herman.webley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I believe this is what Karoly had in mind:
> > 1. No theme('page',.. for the permissions page
> > 2. Link to admin pages (since the page is not themed)
> > 3. Diagonal text for role names (to prevent sideways table expansion)
> > 4. Checker board for permissions checkboxes
> > The tabled cells for the diagonal text was rather obscure, so I
> > suggested that GD could be used used to generate the diagonal text.
> > I'm not sure that its a good idea, but I've made a mockup.
> > Notes for the mockup:
> > 1. Header is a graphic
> > 3. Fixed width form (to match header)
> > http://phone.com.jm/drupal/files/permissions_page.png
> That's _exactly_ what I had in my mind (though the text is diagonal'd the
> other direction. Ie I thought to go from from top left to bottom right.
> Screen readers will get ALT texts for images -- the role names themselves.
> Every role name will be a separate transparent image (IE only has problem
> with 8 bit alpha channel PNGs or so I think).
> That mockup is beautiful. Comments, please!
I don't like the idea of having text as images. Doesn't scale. Also, if
you scroll down onthat page, you still won't know to which role you are
assigning perms. I think my solution is simple, accessible, and solves all
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