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Bug 143847 - Colors of links in mailing list archives are hard to differentiate
Colors of links in mailing list archives are hard to differentiate
Product: Red Hat Web Site
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Other (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Web Development
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Reported: 2004-12-29 18:10 EST by Craig Routledge
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:17 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2005/09/16
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Last Closed: 2005-09-16 12:46:33 EDT
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view of mailing list archive with some visited links (31.10 KB, image/png)
2004-12-29 18:13 EST, Craig Routledge
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Description Craig Routledge 2004-12-29 18:10:39 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3)
Gecko/20041020 Galeon/1.3.18

Description of problem:
The web interface to the mailing lists uses similar colors for visited
and un-visited links, which makes it very hard to follow threads.  I'm
using dialup, and so subscribing to lists such as "fedora-list" isn't
practical.Would it be possible to use different colors or not specify
colors at all -- leaving it to the browser defaults?

The relevant line is: body link="#000066" vlink="#333399"

Although the colors look far apart by number, they are in fact blue
and slightly lighter blue.  I've attached a screenshot showing a few
items with one previously clicked link.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. read several messages from the archive
2. go back to an index page
3. try and determine which links have been visited

Additional info:
Comment 1 Craig Routledge 2004-12-29 18:13:28 EST
Created attachment 109170 [details]
view of mailing list archive with some visited links
Comment 2 Craig Routledge 2005-09-16 12:46:33 EDT
New display uses browser defaults.

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