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Re: We have a new front page

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 07:22:33 -0500
Message-ID: <50D1B189.3080305@garbee.me>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
We are going to have a page (or section) under HTML that will be just 
for going over obsolete and depreciated things. The core content should 
remain focused on the latest supported standards and methods.

-Garbee

On 12/18/2012 9:21 PM, Janet Swisher wrote:
> It's also a good idea to document other versions of HTML than 5, if 
> only so you can indicate what things are deprecated or obsolete.
>
> On 12/18/12 6:01 PM, Jonathan Garbee wrote:
>> Perhaps we should find something to put in the shield. The thing is 
>> we don't want a standard number there since that would lock the icon 
>> to that version. The icons (as discussed in the bug report for the 
>> redesign) should be timeless; locking them to a standard breaks that. 
>> The navigation icons should be something that we can always reference 
>> the same, without needing to update with every revision of a spec (no 
>> matter how long it may take for a revision to occur.)
>>
>> -Garbee
>>
>> On 12/18/2012 6:54 PM, Peter Lubbers wrote:
>>> I have to say, the badge without the 5 does not make a lot of sense...
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me 
>>> <mailto:jonathan@garbee.me>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     That is the point. We don't want to "revisit" icons later on.
>>>
>>>     -Garbee
>>>
>>>     On 12/18/2012 5:25 PM, Tobie Langel wrote:
>>>     > What about we add the 5 now and revisit in 5 years when 6
>>>     comes out?
>>>     >
>>>     > --tobie
>>>     >
>>>     > On 12/18/12 11:22 PM, "Jonathan Garbee" <jonathan@garbee.me
>>>     <mailto:jonathan@garbee.me>> wrote:
>>>     >
>>>     >> It doesn't have the 5 since then for each major version we
>>>     would need
>>>     >> new icons. So leaving that out means it is not locked to any
>>>     specific
>>>     >> standard version or time period. It just works for future
>>>     versions as
>>>     >> well as the current.
>>>     >>
>>>     >> Perhaps we could figure something out to fill it in though;
>>>     I'm not sure
>>>     >> of what though.
>>>     >>
>>>     >> -Garbee
>>>     >>
>>>     >> On 12/18/2012 4:56 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
>>>     >>> Congrats Chris! It looks great!!
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>> One minor nitpick: Why is the HTML5 icon hollow? It would
>>>     look much
>>>     >>> better if it had the 5 as well, and it would still match the
>>>     other icons
>>>     >>> since the JS logo is not hollow either.
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>> Lea Verou
>>>     >>> W3C developer relations
>>>     >>> http://w3.org/people/all#lea ? http://lea.verou.me ? @leaverou
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>> On Dec 18, 2012, at 12:06, Chris Mills wrote:
>>>     >>>
>>>     >>>> Seb has finished the new icons, and I've implemented the
>>>     new WPD main
>>>     >>>> page!
>>>     >>>>
>>>     >>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Main_Page
>>>     >>>>
>>>     >>>> Let me know what you think.
>>>     >>>>
>>>     >>>> I'm now gonna go ahead and implement the main topic landing
>>>     pages,
>>>     >>>> after which we can really start drilling down into the IA
>>>     of different
>>>     >>>> specific sections and get things moving.
>>>     >>>>
>>>     >>>> Chris Mills
>>>     >>>> Opera Software, dev.opera.com <http://dev.opera.com>
>>>     >>>> W3C Fellow, web education and webplatform.org
>>>     <http://webplatform.org>
>>>     >>>> Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design"
>>>     (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
>>>     >>>>
>>>     >>>>
>>>     >>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> -- 
> Janet Swisher <mailto:jREMOVEswisher@mozilla.com>
> Mozilla Developer Network <https://developer.mozilla.org>
> Technical Writer/Community Steward
Received on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:23:15 UTC

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