website design causes text to overwrite other text

Bug #681978 reported by Charlie Kravetz on 2010-11-26
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Canonical ISD web
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Matthew Nuzum

Bug Description

If the font size is increased on https://wiki.ubuntu.com , text overwrites other text in the footer. Due to poor vision, I am forced to use a larger font in firefox. My minimum font size is set to 16. While I understand that the design is such that you do not want me to see the text, I choose to be able to read it. The design should be fluid, so that resizing fonts does not destroy readability.

I am attaching a screenshot taken 2010-11-26 that shows the text on top of text clearly.

Attached a new screenshot using firefox 3.6.

Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :
Oli (oli) on 2010-11-27
description: updated
Chris Johnston (cjohnston) wrote :

This is again going to be a bug that will need to be decided upon by the design team.

Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :
description: updated
Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :

Since bugs against against the website are decided by the design, how are they notified of these? Is there a process in place to let them know there are problems? Would it be better if I used terminalogy similar to "website broke my eyesight", which is closer to a bug filed using "monitor is failing to show text"?

Michael Hall (mhall119) wrote :

Bugs that require a change in the design need to be sent to the design team. Bugs in our implementation of their design don't need to be. I think this falls into the latter category, and can be fixed on our end without having to go to the design team.

Matthew Nuzum (newz) on 2011-01-05
tags: added: light-wiki
affects: ubuntu-website → canonical-isd-web
Changed in canonical-isd-web:
assignee: nobody → Matthew Nuzum (newz)
Matthew Nuzum (newz) on 2011-03-04
Changed in canonical-isd-web:
status: New → Fix Released
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