[maemo-community] Minutes of web design meeting, 13/1/2009

From: Tim tim at samoff.com
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Thinking like a _user_, I like Talk. I think "I would" know exactly what it
means. And, I think what Reggie said is really important -- being proactive
as admins, it won't take long to let users know what Talk is.


On Thu, 15 Jan 2009 10:41:08 +0100, Dave Neary <dneary at maemo.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> jussi.h.makinen at nokia.com wrote:
>> My original idea of talk.maemo.org was just to continue the 'talk'
>> naming tradition of internet tablet talk. Anyway, it's a good to think
>> through how we want to call it. "Maemo Talk", "Maemo Forum" or something
>> else and then match the subdomain accordingly. I think Reggie deserves
>> to be carefully heard about this one.
> I'm really file with both "Maemo Talk" and "talk.maemo.org" as the site
> name & URL respectively.
> In the main menu of maemo.org, though, I just wonder if "Talk" will mean
> the same thing to visitors as it does to those of us in the know. I see
> "Maemo Talk" as a brand, not a description of what it is. Will people
> really know what "Talk" is? I'd have guessed something about feedback,
> or maybe telephony? But definitely not "The Maemo users forum". And
> since, in the top menu, we don't have the luxury of explaining what is
> behind the links, we need the labels we use to be explicit about
> function, no?
>> I will promote 'Maemo Talk' heavily on maemo.nokia.com so that there's a
>> place where newbies/users can discuss features and ask questions and so
>> forth. So up until that point it's ok still to say "use google" or "this
>> has been already discussed in another thread, use the search foo!" but
>> not after, please ;-)
> This is great! I hope we will also promote "Maemo Talk" heavily on
> maemo.org.
> Cheers,
> Dave.
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