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Re: Proposal for updating links on webplatform.org

From: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2012 09:37:27 +1100
Message-ID: <CAPwaZpU4=pwnkhhM-G+mvP9bmFo04X_eAFj2X7Jsw7cPPt5ROg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 11:28 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me> wrote:

> Well, there should be an "about" page [1] since that issue has been
> sitting for quite a while.  That should be the "philosophy" if there is to
> be a page for it.
>
> The more link also needs to go [2] since it is a UX nightmare. There is no
> reason to have multiple links go to the same area in the same nav menu with
> different names. Should it ever have a different name in any navigation
> item?
>
> I also don't think we need a link to the stewards in the main navigation.
> There is a block of text lower down in the page going to the stewards page
> and then the footer logos on every page.
>

+1

>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/**Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19410<https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19410>
> [2] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/**Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19557<https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19557>
>
> -Garbee
>
>
>
> On 12/7/2012 6:43 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> One action I got from the public meeting earlier in the week was to think
>> about better things to link the main navigation items on webplatform.orgto. We currently have
>>
>> Docs            Chat
>> Q&A             Tutorials
>> Blog            More
>>
>> Tutorials and More are rather redundant, given that tutorials are part of
>> Docs, and More just points to Docs anyhow.
>>
>> Doug is probably right that it'd make the area look a bit crappy if we
>> just removed them, leaving only four menu choices. I wonder if maybe we
>> could do that just temporarily, and then add stuff in afterwards, when new
>> things appear?
>>
>> Things we could immediately add:
>>
>> 1. A link to the stewards page, http://www.webplatform.org/**stewards/<http://www.webplatform.org/stewards/>
>> 2. A link to our policies, and/or philosophy? Do we have a page that
>> explains the WP philosophy?
>>
>> Things we are intending to have in the near future that w could add, but
>> not immediately:
>>
>> 1. A link to education resources
>> 2. A link to code examples. When Dabblet support gets added, perhaps we
>> can add a page that just links to a directory of code examples.
>> 3. A link to tutorial videos
>>
>> Any thoughts on this? Should we just leave it be for now? It just seems a
>> shame to have redundant links on the homepage.
>>
>>
>> Chris Mills
>> Open standards evangelist and dev.opera.com editor, Opera Software
>> Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
>> Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (http://my.opera.com/**
>> chrismills/blog/2012/07/12/**practical-css3-my-book-is-**
>> finally-published<http://my.opera.com/chrismills/blog/2012/07/12/practical-css3-my-book-is-finally-published>
>> )
>>
>> * Try Opera: http://www.opera.com
>> * Learn about the latest open standards technologies and techniques:
>> http://dev.opera.com
>> * Contribute to web education: http://www.w3.org/community/**webed/<http://www.w3.org/community/webed/>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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