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Re: New W3C Web Site Launched

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:13:43 -0500
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Message-Id: <D0FBEEC9-6992-4673-BC3A-58E65844B57B@w3.org>
Cc: "site-comments@w3.org" <site-comments@w3.org>

On 14 Oct 2009, at 2:09 PM, Paul Cotton wrote:

> First I have to admit that I am having a lot of trouble finding old  
> information that I used to find by going first to the public home  
> page and then clicking on a couple of well-worn links.

Hi Paul,

Yes, I expect a bit of adjustment will be necessary.

>  For example I find it strange that I cannot find a Member-only link  
> on the public home page.  I had to figure out to try http://www.w3.org/Member

If you click on Membership at the top of every page, you can get there  
quickly from that page.

>
> But more importantly, none of the new pages when displayed on my  
> default browser (currently IE 7) have scroll bars.  I find it very  
> awkward to have to use the "hand tool" to move up and down each  
> page.  Is there something about the new styling that purposely does  
> not make scroll bars available?

I was not aware of that problem; we'll have a look.

I am aware of some other IE issues that we will be addressing as soon  
as possible.

  _ Ian

>
> More feedback to follow ...
>
> /paulc
>
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: chairs-request@w3.org [mailto:chairs-request@w3.org] On Behalf  
> Of Ian Jacobs
> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 6:08 PM
> To: W3C Members
> Cc: chairs@w3.org
> Subject: New W3C Web Site Launched
>
> Dear Advisory Committee Representatives and Chairs,
>
> Today W3C launched its new Web site:
>  http://www.w3.org/
>
> We also launched the new Member site:
>  http://www.w3.org/Member/
>
> I hope that you will find the new sites more usable. You will notice
> that some pages are missing content; we plan to continue to add
> content over time and invite your contributions (especially from
> Working Groups).
>
> I expect that over the next few days we will be fixing bugs in style
> sheets, and so forth. Feel free to send comments to site-
> comments@w3.org.
>
> Thank you,
>
> Ian Jacobs, Head of W3C Communications
>
> --
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
>
>
>
>

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