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Zen Website - Now Online!

A quiet place in a busy internet.
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Picture a website with nice simple lines and an orderly layout like the halfbakery, only with no content. Nothing to focus on except a few well proportioned lines, maybe an abstract form for a logo. There would be a chat room with an empty message board, posting would not be possible. The members only page would be empty with a small message "You are all members". The search page would simply read "You have already found it."
wagster, Mar 17 2005

In other words: http://www.404notfound.com/
[RayfordSteele, Mar 17 2005]

CSS Zen Garden http://www.csszengarden.com
A web site that exists solely to demonstrate what is possible with Cascading Style Sheets. I guess it is not quite as "zen" as you describe, but it does have "zen" in the name. [krelnik, Mar 17 2005]

http://www.slimy.co...nard/old-index.html [Worldgineer, Mar 17 2005]

My Zen Website http://www.purple-p...ite/Site/index.html
[wagster, Mar 24 2005]

An example of text fading in and out. http://tindale.dyn.nu/ibd/extraneous.svg
(The words it says are not relevant to this idea.) [Ian Tindale, Mar 24 2005]

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       <sigh>
po, Mar 17 2005
  

       I'm here..or not...
skinflaps, Mar 17 2005
  

       .
Basepair, Mar 17 2005
  

       <licks hanky><wipes spot off basepair>
po, Mar 17 2005
  

       <adjusts bite against treebranch overhanging cliff, and continues hoping the zen master doesn't wander by today in the most sublime fashion possible>
Soterios, Mar 17 2005
  

       ,
Basepair, Mar 17 2005
  

       Oh my Buddha, [Basepair], will you shut up already? I'm trying to meditate!
Machiavelli, Mar 17 2005
  

       Heh, like you annotated on silence group. I'd go there again and again hoping for new developments and whadoyouknow? there aren't any. Haaah, big sigh of relief, there is tranquility on the web with this idea.
zeno, Mar 17 2005
  

       Maybe just a counter of howmany people have visited? Or better yet, howmany people are currently enjoying the peace of this site?
zeno, Mar 17 2005
  

       CSS Zen Garden is fantastic, [krelnik].
bristolz, Mar 17 2005
  

       One thing's for sure: the site load time would be phenomenal.
Soterios, Mar 18 2005
  

       << sigh >>
britboy, Mar 18 2005
  

       <Worldgineer> Ha!
DesertFox, Mar 18 2005
  

       Use Worldgineer's # of Annos idea, but view the ones with a zero count.
One has stepped into the Halfbakery stream, but the current topic has moved on.
Ling, Mar 18 2005
  

       The Master doesn't try to be bunned;   

       thus he is bunned.   

       The ordinary man keeps reaching for buns;   

       thus he never has enough.   

       The Master does nothing,   

       yet he leaves nothing undone.   

       The ordinary man is always doing things,   

       yet many more are left to be done.   

       The kind man does something,   

       yet something remains undone.   

       The just man does something,   

       and leaves many things to be done.   

       The moral man does something,   

       and when no one responds   

       he rolls up his sleeves and uses force.
Zimmy, Mar 19 2005
  

       [krelnik] you got their first with the garden.. inspirational.
neilp, Mar 19 2005
  

       The source code for the zen website:   

       <HTML>   

       </HTML>
BPhilpotts, Mar 19 2005
  

       Surely it would just be:   

       </HTML>   

       Or even:   

       </HEAD>
lostdog, Mar 19 2005
  

       I've run up a quick site to show you all what I had in mind (link).
wagster, Mar 24 2005
  

       I love it.
yabba do yabba dabba, Mar 24 2005
  

       Most impressive [wagster]
scubadooper, Mar 24 2005
  

       Great - there should be 'about' and 'contact' links too.
I'm trying to think of what the Zen Flash version should look like.
hippo, Mar 24 2005
  

       Peace, wags.
Shz, Mar 24 2005
  

       .
zen_tom, Mar 24 2005
  

       wags, that's great. I hope you intend to keep the sight up.
Zimmy, Mar 24 2005
  

       So...peaceful. Great job, [wags].
Machiavelli, Mar 24 2005
  

       That would be very nice. I don't know how to do it though. I can't use Flash and I think an animated gif would merely repeat itself. If anyone can tell me how to do this I'll whack it in.
wagster, Mar 24 2005
  

       Great execution, wags. +
Etymon, Mar 24 2005
  

       wagster, - my link up there shows a bit of SVG I did a few years ago for some other idea on the hb, with text fading gently in and out and suchlike, to pace the reading.
Ian Tindale, Mar 24 2005
  

       [Ian] I can't seem to get that svg thingy to work (in IE or Firefox)- do I need some kind of plugin?   

       Also [Unabubba] did you get a chance to find the URL of that Chinese poetry site you mentioned way back up there?
zen_tom, May 12 2005
  

       Adobe has a good SVG plugin.
Worldgineer, May 12 2005
  

       Ah yes, got that working on IE, but Firefox still doesn't get it - I'll look around. [Later] - Looks as though Firefox just doesn't do it right now - svg support is planned for a later release.
zen_tom, May 12 2005
  

       Seriously, I felt more peaceful once reaching that site of worldwidewebness...   

       A bun serves no purpose for such creator of enlightenment...
daseva, May 12 2005
  

       I dunno ... that zen website seems a little busy to me.
Soterios, May 12 2005
  

       Heh. It's still up. +
Zimmy, Oct 24 2005
  
      
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