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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [doc][user experience] minor improvements to website navigation and content
Date Mon, 11 Dec 2006 17:29:26 GMT


Morozova, Nadezhda wrote:
>>>> SVN information is gone,
>>> No. look at the downloads page
>> That's the wrong place.  it needs it's own link.
> 
> Are you sure? Even if we make it all be in one screen - binary and
> source? I still have the idea of these being largely the same thing -
> the code :) for binary, you just download an archive, for source you use
> svn to check out, but still. 
> However, if you all say we need a separate page - ok, will do :)
> 

Yes, I'm really sure.

geir


> Cheers, 
> Nadya
>  
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geir@pobox.com]
>> Sent: Monday, December 11, 2006 8:22 PM
>> To: dev@harmony.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: [doc][user experience] minor improvements to website
>> navigation and content
>>
>>
>>
>> Morozova, Nadezhda wrote:
>>> Salikh,
>>> Thanks for a constructive customer response. Makes me think in a new
>>> way. Below are answers to your specific issues.
>>>
>>>> This looks like a disaster:
>>> Do you mean the menu? Let's see...
>>>
>>>> DRLVM documentation is gone
>>> Ok, I'll bring back the component pages :)
>>>
>>>> SVN information is gone,
>>> No. look at the downloads page
>> That's the wrong place.  it needs it's own link.
>>
>>>> Some of the links are duplicated: "Getting started", "Get involved",
>>>> "Contributing" -- there isn't good way to understand their exact
>>> meaning
>>>> besides reading the linked pages.
>>> Yes, I don't like the names either, but I don't know which pages to
>>> leave out of the menu and how to rename the rest.
>>> - Getting Started is the new element here and I have a strong feeling
> we
>>> should make this link part of menu. This is about how to download and
>>> use or download and build and use.
>>> - Contributing is about policies. Perhaps, we should name it so -
>>> Policy.
>>> - Get Involved is a central place for all means of communication with
>>> the project and some inspirational stuff like Am I Eligible and
> Submit a
>>> Patch if you like. Should probably keep it in the menu as well. Any
>>> ideas on what to call it?
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Nadya
>>>
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: news [mailto:news@sea.gmane.org] On Behalf Of Salikh Zakirov
>>>> Sent: Monday, December 11, 2006 8:11 PM
>>>> To: dev@harmony.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Re: [doc][user experience] minor improvements to website
>>>> navigation and content
>>>>
>>>> Morozova, Nadezhda wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I've experimented a bit with our website to improve browsing and
> make
>>>>> key pages or ideas stand out more.
>>>>>
>>>>> See http://people.apache.org/~nadinem/docs/
>>>> This looks like a disaster:
>>>> DRLVM documentation is gone,
>>>> SVN information is gone,
>>>>
>>>> Some of the links are duplicated: "Getting started", "Get involved",
>>>> "Contributing" -- there isn't good way to understand their exact
>>> meaning
>>>> besides reading the linked pages.
>>>>
>>>> I've noticed one good point though: "JIRA" replaced with "Submit an
>>> issue",
>>>> which is much more clear for someone who doesn't know what JIRA is.

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