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Re: Proposal for updating links on webplatform.org

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 03:15:28 -0800
Message-ID: <50C86750.3000106@garbee.me>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
Well, I'd love to see what is linked to in that bug report to see what 
was being thought of before. The link (along with a few other links in 
the tracker) go to a locked resource. Either way, I think points two and 
three for what should be on the About page should be combined; the site 
was made because of the philosophy so there really is no need to create 
more fluff. I really think the intro video did a great job of getting 
the point across, the real question is how many people watched it. That 
video would be a good base of information to start with for building the 
page I think.

The bug report is simply to remove the extra "More" link altogether 
since it is redundant (and confusing.) The second "point" I'm assuming 
is the last question which actually shouldn't have been sent, that was 
my mind working while I typed ;) . What it *meant* though is "Should any 
navigational element have multiple links to the same place with 
different names?" since it seems like a bad way to do things to me.


On 12/11/2012 1:49 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
> On 7 Dec 2012, at 12:28, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me> wrote:
>> Well, there should be an "about" page [1] since that issue has been sitting for quite a while.  That should be the "philosophy" if there is to be a page for it.
> So, adding an "About/philosophy" page to the site, and changing one of the links in the main navigation to "About" - yup, I think this is definitely a good idea.
> I am happy to draft this. What do we need on there?
> 1. More detail about what webplatform is
> 2. Why the site was created
> 3. Philosophy behind it
> Anything else?
>> The more link also needs to go [2] since it is a UX nightmare. There is no reason to have multiple links go to the same area in the same nav menu with different names. Should it ever have a different name in any navigation item?
> Sorry - I read the bug, but I don't know what other page you are suggesting adding here - it is as if a part of the explanation on the bug is missing? Can you elaborate on this second point?
>> [2] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19557
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