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From "Ersin Er" <ersin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Website redesign
Date Tue, 19 Dec 2006 06:46:47 GMT
On 12/19/06, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
> Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 12/18/06, *Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot* <pa@marcelot.net
> > <mailto:pa@marcelot.net>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hi dev,
> >
> >     We discuss on IM last week that we should redesign the website and
> >     have something that looks a little more "sexy" and appealing.
> >
> >     I have a friend who is Web Designer and interested in making us a
> >     website.
> >
> >     I have some basic design questions for you to guide him a little
> >     before he draws a first sketch.
> >
> >     1°/ What kind of design do we want ? Left side column for navigation
> >     links, right side column (much larger) for content is a standard
> >     that we could use, what do you think ?
> >
> >
> > I think that the best sample of what I like to have is :
> > http://cwiki.apache.org/WICKETxSITE
> > So basically, left side for navigation, right side : content.
>
> Yeah that sounds good to me too.
>
> >     2°/ What are our colours ? Alex was proposing to use match the
> >     colours used by the Mozilla website, which is a variation of blues.
> >     Any thougths ?
> >
> >
> > Well, even if Mozilla colors are not so bad, I would prefer the Ubuntu
> > colors
>
> Ahhh yeah I like that better actually.  Good call Emmanuel.
>
> >     3°/ What Navigation do we want to show ? Do we match the old
> >     architecture used by the maven generated website or do we change it
> >     ? What kind of sections do we want to have ?
>
> Hmmm basically I think we need to have a list of all the DIRxZZZ
> confluence exports as items that can be visited?  Also we may needs some
> filling in there.
>
> Really I'm a bit clueless here.  Looking for others to enlighten me.

What I propose here is to merge needed spaces under DIRxSITE (using
confluence import feature). So we'll publish only a single space as
seen from user side.

> >     4°/ Since we are going to rebuild a website, I think It could be a
> >     good time for designing the logo for ADS. This way, we could
> >     integrate these things together. If you're OK with that, I think my
> >     friend will be pleased to propose us something, and I could maybe
> >     have some proposals from other friends that makes some graphics arts
> >     too.
>
> Yeah the more logo options we can have the better.  Right now we have none.
>
> > Yeah, let's start a logo contest on cwiki. This is the way to go !
>
> Again I agree completely.  Stefan was talking about someone that might
> help with a logo in the past.  I wonder what the status is on that.
>
>
> Alex
>
>
>


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