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Re: Mockups for the new main page and top level topic pages

From: Sébastien Desbenoit <seb@desbenoit.net>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 21:08:58 +0100
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D21772E2-5F35-491A-B8E8-82F51EE70BBC@desbenoit.net>
To: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Wow Chris, neat work! 

I'm working on the icons right now, but I may have a list of all the icons I need to draw?

Best, 

Seb


Le 7 déc. 2012 à 17:24, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> a écrit :

> Hey all,
> 
> I have refined the design of the new landing pages a bit, and created a couple more. See
> 
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:main_page
> 
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:html
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:css
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:general_concepts
> 
> People seemed to quite like where this was going, so let's go forward with it, shall we?
> 
> As far as I see it, I need:
> 
> * Some icons from Seb (I know he's working on it, so cool)
> * Some actual proper design work plus adding the styles to the WP CSS (I'm guessing Lea needs to do this)
> * A template/form guru to create a new template for the topics layout?
> 
> Chris Mills
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> On 6 Dec 2012, at 11:36, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> On 6 Dec 2012, at 01:42, Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Great! (Thought we weren't supposed to use HTML, but definitely a great
>>> improvement.)
>> 
>> Yeah, that's just for the mockup. For the final thing, this would be handled by a form/template, I suspect.
>> 
>>> 
>>> Wish we could make the Summary section go away. Or move it - below?
>> 
>> We should certainly get rid of the "Summary" heading, imo. It is fairly obvious that it's a summary of the page. Maybe we could just give the summary text in each case another implicit visual aid, such as a slightly darker background or something?
>> 
>>> 
>>> Having the real map of what's available above the fold might help people
>>> move faster to their desired destinations.
>> 
>> I still think the summary and other short intro gubbins should go before the topic list - this just makes more sense in terms of the structure. Or do you think it would still work with the topics first? what do you think of these now?
>> 
>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:main_page
>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/TEST:html
>> 
>> ?
>> 
>> And also, the concept of "above the fold" is becoming increasingly less relevant now people are using such a wide variety of screen sizes to view the web (I never liked it being applied to the web in the first place, but I know what you mean). People on mobile and smaller tablet screen sizes would not benefit from the topic map being "above the fold" anyway.
> 
> 

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