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Re: Proposal for changing www page to focus on community

From: Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 12:22:32 -0500
Message-ID: <519272D8.8050603@mozilla.com>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
OK, I'll submit issues to Bug Genie for the various pieces of this.

On 5/10/13 4:08 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
> I think this is a good idea - your mockup certainly gives the feel of a much richer, more active community effort, whereas at the moment if feels pretty static.
> Chris Mills
> Opera Software, dev.opera.com
> W3C Fellow, web education and webplatform.org
> Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
> On 9 May 2013, at 18:02, Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com> wrote:
>> When a visitor comes to www.webplatform.org, there's no direction indication that this is a community project that they could join, with ongoing activity that they can see and participate in.
>> If we want to encourage visitors to join, we need to make our activity more visible. I propose that we replace the current layout of the www page with one that exposes more of the community aspect of the site.
>> I've done an extremely basic mock-up to give an idea of what I have in mind. I am so not-a-designer that I do wireframes in a spreadsheet tool.
>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ao_fDuA-PPFydE9vbkR4UWpPRHNjaGFxcjA5WXd5SVE&usp=sharing
>> What do y'all think of this idea? There is a certain amount of coding required to support this, but it could be done incrementally (e.g., blog feed first, then discussions, then events).
>> -- 
>> Janet Swisher
>> Mozilla Developer Network
>> Developer Engagement Community Organizer

Janet Swisher <mailto:jREMOVEswisher@mozilla.com>
Mozilla Developer Network <https://developer.mozilla.org>
Developer Engagement Community Organizer
Received on Tuesday, 14 May 2013 17:23:00 UTC

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