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Re: Proposal for a contextual navigation sidebar

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 19:45:21 +0100
Cc: Ben Friedman <ben@iconologic.com>, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, "public-council@w3.org >> Community Council WG" <public-council@w3.org>
Message-Id: <EE3D9C9C-5189-4277-A0C5-DC18BFBEA4CC@opera.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
On 23 Aug 2011, at 17:16, Doug Schepers wrote:

> Hi, Chris-
> 
> It's probably a good idea to CC public-council@w3.org, so these messages have a wider audience.

Ooops, sorry mate - I'll do that in future.

> 
> As for the particulars of the idea, I agree that something like this is needed, or some alternate solutions.  I have some ideas in mind for the education stuff in specific that I'll relate later.

Ian also asked about how we might go about implementing such a feature - one of out web edu contributors - Todd Libby - is currently looking into building a nicer theme for the Wiki, so I'll ask him if he any thoughts on implementing such a feature.

> 
> Thanks-
> -Doug
> 
> On 8/23/11 11:26 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> A number of people have requested that we implement a contextual
>> series navigation for the new version of the web standards curriculum
>> available on the W3C Wiki, as it makes it far easier to navigate
>> around the article series, see where you are, and know where to
>> progress next after you've finished each article.
>> 
>> See attached for a mockup of the kind of thing I mean. There's more
>> info about it in the HTML page.
>> 
>> Could we implement something like this?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> 
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