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From "Spark Shen" <smallsmallor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [site][doc] improving sitemap
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2007 08:46:36 GMT
2007/7/5, Alexey Ivanov <alxey.ivanov@gmail.com>:
>
> Spark,
>
> The site of Lucene is cool, and we may consider using their approach
> to navigation. However implementing it wouldn't be very easy because
> it will require to re-write the navigation support completely.
>
> I didn't come up with many site which feature site map. Those I looked
> at didn't have any description of the links. Despite this fact, I
> consider that having a short description for a link is good idea, at
> least for some of the links.


Agree.

As another option for placing description is *using title attribute*
> which will be rendered as a tooltip in all browsers. When user hovers
> link with mouse, a tooltip with link description will be displayed.
> This approach will surely reduce "visual clutter".


IMHO, this site map is still a little too verbose. That would be a GREAT
idea at least to me.

Regards,
> Alexey.
>
> 2007/7/3, Spark Shen <smallsmallorgan@gmail.com>:
> > I love the new one very much.
> >
> > I have my opinion:
> > It is indeed much better than the previous one, but if this page is
> taken as
> > the index page, it may be a little visually too verbose.
> > I'd suggest lucene project's index page [1]. It put different content
> into
> > different tabs.
> >
> > I think the tabbed layout would show one focus per tab. This way we can
> keep
> > compact and clean together.
> >
> > Just FYI
> >
> > [1] http://lucene.apache.org/
> >
> > 2007/6/27, Morozova, Nadezhda <nadezhda.morozova@intel.com>:
> > >
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > I've come up with an idea of improving our site map [1], which is
> > > essentially a good idea to have. it seems the current version is
> > > longish. I've have had a sitemap that is really a map with many
> > > structured links all fitting into one page - and not a long listing of
> > > all pages that we have. The *map* word has the idea of a more compact
> > > design.
> > >
> > > With this in mind, I've thought of creating a shorter sitemap [2]. I
> > > still haven't managed to remove all comments to pages, but the new
> > > design has much less text and organizes links in two columns.
> > > I'm looking forward to ideas and feedback. My attempt has been very
> > > straight-forward, and your fresh eye could help us improve the
> > > navigation a lot.
> > > .. or you could just say that we have a perfect sitemap, and we don't
> > > need to change anything;)
> > >
> > >
> > > [1]http://harmony.apache.org/sitemap.html
> > > [2]http://people.apache.org/~nadinem/sitemap_alt.html
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Nadya Morozova
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Spark Shen
> > China Software Development Lab, IBM
> >
>



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Spark Shen
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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