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Re: Debian redesign

On Sat, Aug 01 2009, Steve Langasek wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 11:41:29AM +0200, Werner Baumann wrote:
>> Another example:
>> Why replace "Getting Debian" with "download". "Getting Debian" links to
>> a small tutorial about the various ways to - well - get Debian. Why name
>> it "download"? Because all the others have a download area? To catch
>> "generation download"?
> Because the current website is *all but impossible to navigate*, lacking
> many of the signposts that users rely on to find their way.  On the current
> Debian website, we have the following sidebar:
>   Getting Debian
>     CD vendors
>     CD ISO images
>     Network install
>     Pre-installed
> None of these includes the key word "download".  We should not make users
> think this hard in order to figure out how to download Debian - that's
> entirely the wrong kind of elitism!

        Sounds like the solution is to perhaps replace "CD ISO images"
 with Download CD(images), not replace "Getting Debian"

        IOW, the replacement is beig advocated at the wrong heading level.

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