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Re: Feedback about beta site

From: Giovanni Tummarello <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 17:25:13 +0100
Message-ID: <210271540909160925x66bd4664pf472bc14b2bc980@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org

the old one is the "old one" :-) so you're shielded. I can indeed tell
that the new one is volunteer work. I am just not sure it is in the
best interest of W3C to be looking like that.

i do know that the financial situation of w3c is what it is, but i
think this would pay itself almost immediately
end of advices, thanks for listening.


On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 5:11 PM, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> wrote:
> On 16 Sep 2009, at 10:52 AM, Giovanni Tummarello wrote:
>> Hi,
>> i truly care about w3c role and activity, so please take my feedback
>> positively. I think the beta site is very uninspiring.
>> Sorry geek time is over, you want to get corporate sponsorship you
>> have to have a reasonable look that makes you want to belong to it.
>> Apparences are very important.
>> Ideas on graphic themes, images etc should abound given the cardinal
>> role w3c had in making the web what it is today.
>> Please do spend some money on some good quality, inspired web designer
>> and/or PR agency
> Hi Giovanni,
> I appreciate the message that the W3C site deserves to have an interesting
> visual appearance. I think that the beta site is a significant improvement
> over our current site. We have relied heavily on volunteers who have offered
> their services to get us to this point. I expect that this framework will
> allow for continued improvements. I would like to finish this version of the
> site as soon as possible because of the new features and improvements. Then
> we can turn our attentions to the next round of improvements.
>  _ Ian
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