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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Updating the logging services web site
Date Sun, 26 Feb 2012 22:49:41 GMT

On Feb 26, 2012, at 1:05 PM, Ivan Habunek wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I would like to take some time to make the front page of the logging
> service project a bit more user friendly, informative and nicer
> looking.
> 
> The main function of this page is to direct the user to each of the
> logging projects. I have made a quick mockup of the general design I
> had in mind (again using Bootstrap since I'm not a graphic designer).
> There are only 3 pages so far, the main page, charter and team list.
> You can see them here (charter & team pages are in the "about"
> dropdown menu in the top bar):
> http://people.apache.org/~ihabunek/logging/
> 
> I would like to gather everybody's opinion of what else should be
> included on the front page.

I very much like this page. I'm not sure you should add anything more.

> 
> In the new layout, I have dropped the logging services logo in favour
> of the apache feather logo. They are quite similar, and, to my eyes,
> the plain feather logo just looks nicer and cleaner.
> 
> IMO, the log4j companions may be better suited on the log4j site so I
> have not included them on the front page for now.
> 
> So far, I gather that we need at least:
> - a short description of the logging services project to put in the
> big box on the front page
> - perhaps a longer description of the project (an 'about' page)
> - a short description of each sub project to put on the front page
> 
> Also we should determine if any other content should be moved from the
> current site. I have located several orphan pages which exist, but are
> not linked to anywhere:
> http://logging.apache.org/charter.html (migrated)
> http://logging.apache.org/catalog.html
> http://logging.apache.org/guidelines.html
> 
> Please let me know what you think.

The only complaint I have is that it points to the current Log4j 2 site. That isn't your fault.
 

Ralph


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