[maemo-community] maemo.org redesign

From: Ryan Abel rabelg5 at gmail.com
Date: Wed Oct 1 12:18:32 EEST 2008
On Oct 1, 2008, at 5:08 AM, Simon Pickering wrote:
>> One of the inflexible design goals of any web redesign is
>> "works well in
>> the N8x0 tablets". This may cater to other mobile devices, and  
>> perhaps
>> it won't on some - if we can make it light enough to work on a  
>> 600x400
>> or smaller screen, great. But it's not a hard requirement and the  
>> form
>> factors I'll be looking at are desktop & tablet.
> What about a lofi version for tablets? More work I realise, but  
> would free
> up the creative process for the main site perhaps.

Additional layouts just mean one layout doesn't get enough attention,  
and functionality is missing from one or both. The tablets are  
perfectly capable of handling complex websites, so all we have to do  
is keep the design reasonable (i.e., don't fill it with js and Flash  
applets, don't overload on images, etc.) and everything will be just  

Ryan Abel
Maemo Community Council chair

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