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From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
To: Akira Yokosawa <akiyks@gmail.com>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+huawei@kernel.org>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Hans Verkuil <hverkuil@xs4all.nl>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] docs: conf.py: fix support for Readthedocs v 1.0.0
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:37:05 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <59f64802-c3dc-74cd-8f35-878e3fac64e2@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <13c40ed9-a51f-7496-7224-03b563bb6695@gmail.com>

On 11/26/21 6:33 AM, Akira Yokosawa wrote:
> Hi Mauro,
> 
> On Fri, Nov 26, 2021 at 11:50:53AM +0100, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>> As described at:
>> 	https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23211695/modifying-content-width-of-the-sphinx-theme-read-the-docs
>>
>> since Sphinx 1.8, the standard way to setup a custom theme is
>> to use html_css_files. While using html_context is OK with RTD
>> 0.5.2, it doesn't work with 1.0.0, causing the theme to not load,
>> producing a very weird html.
>>
>> Tested with:
>> 	- Sphinx 2.4.4 + sphinx-rtd-theme 0.5.2
>> 	- Sphinx 2.4.4 + sphinx-rtd-theme 1.0.0
>> 	- Sphinx 4.3.0 + sphinx-rtd-theme 1.0.0
>>
>> Reported-by: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil@xs4all.nl>
>> Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+huawei@kernel.org>
>> ---
>>   Documentation/conf.py | 13 +++++++++----
>>   1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> So I have an issue with this simple change.
> As I said to Jon in another thread [1], in which Jon didn't show any
> interest, this update changes the look of generated HTML pages
> (I should say) rather drastically, and it looks quite distracting
> for my eyes.  The style might be acceptable for API documentations,
> but kernel-doc has abundant natural language contents.

I agree 100% that the sans serif font is not desirable and not as
easy on the eyes as the serif font is.
Hopefully there is a way to change that.

> [1]: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/550fe790-b18d-f882-4c70-477b596facc7@gmail.com
> 
> I think there should be some knobs for customizing the styles.
> But I don't know much about css.
> 
> Can anybody restore the current look of kernel-doc HTML pages
> in a sphinx-rtd-theme-1.0.0-compatible way?
> 
> Sidenote:
> 
> The change (html_css_files) actually works with
>     - Sphinx 1.7.9 + sphinx-rtd-theme 1.0.0
> 
> This contradicts the Sphinx documentation saying that html_css_files
> was new to Sphinx 1.8.  This might be related to the changes in
> sphinx-rtd-theme side, but I have no evidence.
> 
> Any suggestion is welcome!

thanks.
-- 
~Randy

  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-26 19:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-26 10:50 Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2021-11-26 11:06 ` Hans Verkuil
2021-11-26 13:06 ` Laurent Pinchart
2021-11-26 14:33 ` Akira Yokosawa
2021-11-26 19:37   ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2021-11-26 22:03     ` Jani Nikula
2021-11-27  9:25       ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2021-11-27 15:59         ` Randy Dunlap
2021-12-01 10:16           ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2021-11-29 21:36       ` Jonathan Corbet

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