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Re: "Team Presentations" too detailed on homepage

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2002 23:01:56 -0700
Message-Id: <p05111b07b94841bcc1f7@[]>
To: "Michael Facius" <facius@eomedia.de>, <site-comments@w3.org>

[Sorry for the delayed reply.]

At 21:02 -0400 4/13/02, Michael Facius wrote:

>Thanks to the detailed schedule of W3C Team Presentations at the top of the
>homepage, news regarding the site content are pushed down too far to the
>bottom. Of course, one can subscribe to the "W3C Weekly News" newsletter,
>but I usually visit w3.org more often than once a week and like to think
>that visitors are generally more interested in the site's content than in
>presentations of its makers (a log analysis of links clicked on the homepage
>may belie me, but I dare doubt that).

I thought this would never happen again, but you're right of course,
and July turned out to be as busy as April. Taking your comments to
heart, talks are simplified (no links to Team members' home pages, and
no title for each talk).

(compared to http://www.w3.org/News/2002#item49)

>In my opinion, better alternatives are
>- to unstick the "Team Presentations" entry so that it moves down (like the
>other entries)
>- if you feel it need stay sticky at the top, to remove the actual schedule
>and leave only the introductory text, which would at least make the site
>news visible again without scrolling at 800x600 window size
>- or, to combinedly shorten and unstick it.
>At the same time, /Promotion/Appearances/ could be given a slightly more
>legible design.

Suggestions welcome.

>Moreover, the "upcoming appearances" link should obviously come first in the
>news text - it's more relevant to see where the team will be than where it
>has been.

Done. Thank you for writing.

Susan Lesch           http://www.w3.org/People/Lesch/
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Received on Wednesday, 3 July 2002 02:02:04 UTC

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