[maemo-community] maemo.org redesign

From: Simon Pickering S.G.Pickering at bath.ac.uk
Date: Wed Oct 8 17:00:23 EEST 2008
> A few things have dropped off the past few rounds of mock-ups which I
> think are pretty important - I'm going to comment with a question:
> The guy who comes to the site to get help with a problem - 
> where will he
> click?
> The guy who wants to find out how he can help, or how he can give
> feedback - where does he click?
> I think we definitely need to address this use-vase 
> prominently - right
> now, he has maybe 5/6 links to consider: "Mailing lists",
> "Documentation", "Users united", "Bugzilla", "Wiki".
> I still think it's a mistake to have Bugzilla, wiki, mailing lists on
> the front page. Garage doesn't mean anything to someone who's not
> already a community member. 

I fully agree with removing/renaming/placing under a sub-page things like
Bugzilla and wiki (which mean little to those not already involved in
open-source projects).

> I'm not sure that "Documentation" makes
> sense as a front page link, because you have 3 types of documentation:
> user documentation, developer tutorials and guides, and developer
> reference documentation. 

Well if we do say documentation, there's no harm in taking them to a page
with the 4 sections (clearly delineated). In fact even if we don't have a
Documentation link I think it might still be useful to have a page with all
of the docs listed.

> I think it's more important to filter people
> through based on whether they're developers or users, to 
> direct them to
> sites where we direct people to targeted mailing lists, 
> forums and other
> resources.

+1 from me.



P.S. Keep up the good design work everyone :)

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