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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [WWW] two questions about DL button on home page...
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:41:22 GMT
Am 04/24/2012 11:09 PM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
>
>
> On 04/24/2012 01:05 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>> Am 04/24/2012 07:54 PM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
>>> Hi all--
>>>
>>> Right now, when I click on "I want to download OpenOffice", I don't the
>>> expanded green button I was getting last week, for example. I had made
>>> some
>>> changes to this a week or so ago, but the changes that I incorporated,
>>> and
>>> the green button itself were just fine after that. I think my current
>>> experience may be due to a problem with getting the mirror link but I
>>> need
>>> to confirm this in a bit.
>>>
>>> So, question #1.
>>> I would like someone else to try this and let the list know what your
>>> results are -- are you getting the expanded green button or being
>>> shuttled
>>> to /download/index.html instead?
>>>
>>> Question #2. If you're not getting the DL button, or even if you are,
>>> how
>>> strongly do you feel about having the expanding button, or would just a
>>> jump to /download/index.html be just as good?
>>>
>>> I know there was a LOT of discussion when this design first emerged,
>>> but,
>>> it would much much easier for changes in DL code -- Rob's proposal for
>>> unification of yesterday for instance -- if we could just dump this
>>> "internal" DL button on the home page. Yes, the buttons are the same
>>> to the
>>> eye anyway on both the main index.html page and /download/index.html but
>>> the html implementation is different, different enough that both these
>>> areas need to be changed when changes are needed. Additionally,
>>> dumping the
>>> "generated" button on the home page would allow us to standardize more
>>> easily on incorporating the DL button -- the code used on
>>> /download/index.html -- on other pages like the NL pages.
>>>
>>> Thanks for looking at this and responding.
>>
>> It seems Rob's last commit (r1329501 - "Remove unneeded GA code") has
>> removed accidently also the toggle mode for the download button. This is
>> done via JavaScript, too.
>>
>> I've repaired it as the expanded donwload button is IMHO a nice feature.
>>
>> Marcus
>
> Marcus--Thanks for this...but...it would be really really helpful if we
> could just do away with this approach.
>
> I'm going to work on the underpinnings in /download today, and not the
> home page, so I'll wait to hear from a few others.
>
> So far, it looks like we've got 2 to "remove/OK with removing it" (me,
> Dave), and 1 not to remove (you).

Of course we can remove the toggle feature for the green box. Lets see 
what others say.

I've just re-enabled it because the effort was really minimal.

Marecus

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