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Re: Debian redesign

On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 12:10:22PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >   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.

On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 07:11:30PM +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> How about this:

> Getting Debian
>   Download images
>   Network install
>   Pre-installed
>   CD vedors

Yes, I am not advocating a specific change to the side bar (beyond noting
that the word 'Download' is currently missing), I am only reacting to the
claim that the website is well-designed as-is - it is not.  Rather, it has
grown organically over time, and is need of some good usability pruning.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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