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Re: visitor's path to filing bugs

From: Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:41:28 -0400
Message-ID: <53500438.1000102@w3.org>
To: Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com>, Jen Simmons <jen@jensimmons.com>
CC: Amelia Bellamy-Royds <amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
I'd like to add a point to the question here.

Its not directly related to the "issues" link, but it is in relation to
a lost link (too) and how we re-structure some of the content for new

* Where would we link/expose the IRC chat log? [0]

It was on the talk subdomain, but since we are removing it, and we will
probably re-think that part of the content, we should not forget that too.

  [0]: http://www.webplatform.org/talk/chatlogs/


On 2014-04-15, 2:01 PM, Julee Burdekin wrote:
> Hi, Jen:
> Amelia brings up a good point in her initial feedback email[1] about filing bugs (excerpted below). Also, we talked about the removal of “Issues” from the global navigation. I was unclear as to why we would do that, but I’m sure you have a good reason. So, would you kindly clarify the following:
>   1.  Why would we remove a global link to the bug base, when our target visitors should be encouraged to file bugs at this stage?
>   2.  What will be the alternative navigation schema to get visitors to where they can file bugs?
> Much appreciated!
> Julee
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webplatform/2014Apr/0038.html
> -------------------
> Julee Burdekin
> Content Strategist
> Adobe Web Platform
> @adobejulee
> julee@adobe.com
> From: Amelia Bellamy-Royds <amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com<mailto:amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com>>
> Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5:29 PM
> To: WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org<mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org>>
> Subject: Fwd: Organizing information for new contributors
> Resent-From: WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org<mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org>>
> Resent-Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5:18 AM
> * Filing Bugs, http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Filing_Bugs
> The only link I've discovered to this very useful page is within body text at the bottom of the main docs and community pages.  Would it make sense to have the "ISSUES" link in the navigation header redirect here instead of going straight to the project issue tracker?  Or would that be frustrating for regular users who already know how to report bugs and just want to go straight to the bug list?
> At the very least, there should be a link to this page from the top of http://project.webplatform.org/ (if possible), to provide context and guidance for anyone who follows the "ISSUES" link to report a simple bug.

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