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Re: New W3C Web Site Launched

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:42:47 -0500
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Message-Id: <2571D12B-593B-4D73-AC48-7024F0450760@w3.org>
Cc: "site-comments@w3.org" <site-comments@w3.org>

On 14 Oct 2009, at 2:21 PM, Paul Cotton wrote:

>> If you click on Membership at the top of every page, you can get  
>> there
> quickly from that page.
>
> This may be another IE problem since there are no menu options at  
> the top of the page.  See the attached Windows Print Screen output.

Aha, you  must be in "mobile mode."

It was brought to my attention previously that in mobile mode in IE,  
that you can't
get back to desktop mode. We'll be fixing that within a day or two I  
am certain.

  _ Ian

>
> /paulc
>
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Jacobs [mailto:ij@w3.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 3:14 PM
> To: Paul Cotton
> Cc: site-comments@w3.org
> Subject: Re: New W3C Web Site Launched
>
>
> 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
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> --
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
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Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
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