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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: website & jira
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:13:15 GMT
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 5:04 PM, Benoit Chesneau <>wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Noah Slater <>
> wrote:
> > Benoît:
> >
> > Please don't add anything to the top navigation. The only thing I think
> we
> > should add there is a link to the "Quick Links" section - but I already
> > tried that and the auto-scrolling breaks. If you can figure out a way to
> > make it not break, please add that.
> Well why not about a context menu?


> >
> > Bob:
> >
> > We link to the documentation in the Quick Links footer. The documentation
> > itself includes the API reference. I don't think there's any particular
> > need to link to the API reference on the page as a special call out.
> >
> > Benoît:
> >
> > I agree that I think the text is very big, but it's the only way we could
> > get it looking good with the text stretched across the whole screen.
> > Perhaps the thing to do is to shorten the width of the text some how. We
> > need a designer to look at it.
> >
> Why the text has to be stretched across the whole screen? It looks
> good but it's actually really painful to read it.

Yes, I'm not sure what to do about it.

We need a designer to look at it.

> The links to the web interface for the mailing list are there. Click on
> the
> > mailing list names themselves.
> Hard time to figure I had to click on the link. That's not intuitive.

Intuition is relative.

> Also I don't find the markmail link.

Markmail is not official.

Not convinced this is a big deal. How many people use the web interface to
our mailing lists by clicking on a link, and then browsing by date? I am
willing to bet it is only me, when totting up vote.

> >
> > I don't think we need JIRA in the top level nav. We have it in the Quick
> > Links section.
> Quick link section is on the bottom. When I just want to put a ticket
> I want to make it fast. That should be on top imo and really visible
> for all. Its as important as "Download" is and probably more important
> than the mailing lists.

I think that the next step forward is to add a Quick Links header
navigation element that would allow you to scroll to the bottom of the
page. If anyone can get this working properly, please contribute it.

> - benoit

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