[FFmpeg-devel] Recommendation for ffmpeg.org background color change

Gerion Entrup gerion.entrup at t-online.de
Mon Jul 28 21:08:07 CEST 2014

Am Montag 28 Juli 2014, 07:00:12 schrieb Frantisek Korbel:
> Good day to all,
> congratulation to ffmpeg.org new website, now information is better
> structured and users can find data easily.
> One question is a dark background - initially I also used it on my web,
> because it is easier to read when ambient light is low and also it
> saves energy - monitor powers much less pixels on the screen.
Maybe as a solution: Let the user choose. The website is mainly to inform and 
impress the user. So make a poll on the website, which color is the best.

I personally also would like a bright color (not because I have arguments, 
just because I would like it).

> But later I found 3 main reasons why not to use it:
> - All most visited webs like Facebook, Google, Wikipedia, Yahoo etc.
> use black text on white background: http://www.alexa.com/topsites
> - Some sensitive people can avoid to visit ffmpeg.org only because
> of its black background
> - Dark background often use warez and other illegal webs, so some
> visitors can get questions about the site contents.
> For this reasons I strongly recommend to set the white background
> please try it from the 1st August.
> Best wishes,
> Frantisek Korbel, Zend Certified Engineer
> http://www.zend.com/en/yellow-pages/ZEND012386
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