On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 04:44:47PM +0200, Richard Atterer wrote: >On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 02:33:37PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: >[about the pages under /CD/] >> Changing the look of the pages so that they more closely match the >> top-level site might help. > >*sigh* Yes, indeed. I'd like to keep the Debian CD/DVD image though, it's >nice! :) *grin* >If only there were a global left-hand navigation and breadcrumb trails >("Home -> foo -> bar") for easier navigation. Displaying the standard >navigation bar ("About Debian", "News"...) on all pages is not really >appropriate for a website of this size. For the CD pages, it would be >useful if the different pages ("FAQ", "net install", "buy") were easily >accessible from other CD-related pages. Yes, true. I know there has been discussion about reworking the main Debian pages. We should get involved in that, maybe... :-) -www people, am I remembering correctly? >[...] >> For example, from the top of www.debian.org, the toolbar link "Getting >> Debian" (which will be the first link many people will follow) points to >> http://www.debian.org/distrib/ . That page doesn't link to _any_ of the >> CD download pages, which is clearly silly. > >When I had created /CD/, /distrib/ and /distrib/cd were created by someone >else to "guide" visitors around the "ugly"/"overloaded"/whatever main CD >page. At the time, I chose not to argue because it wouldn't have helped. >So the existence of these pages is more the result of some personal >differences, maybe the time has come to clean things up. > >Clearly, there is a large overlap between /CD/ and /distrib/ - IMHO only >one of them should exist. Yes, definitely. Maybe for this some mockups and an IRC/email discussion of options would be useful. -- Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org You raise the blade, you make the change... You re-arrange me 'til I'm sane...
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