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Re: Proposal for changing www page to focus on community

From: Julee <julee@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 11:51:52 -0700
To: Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CDB7C203.7718B%julee@adobe.com>
Hi, Janet: I think this is great. There's a bug in bug genie ‹ that I just
can't find ‹ that calls for an update to the categories on the main page. If
you come across it, will you please update or delete it? Regards. Julee


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From:  Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com>
Date:  Tuesday, May 14, 2013 10:22 AM
To:  "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Subject:  Re: Proposal for changing www page to focus on community

    
 
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>
> <mailto:jswisher@mozilla.com>  wrote:
> 
>  
>>  
>> When a visitor comes to www.webplatform.org <http://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-PPFydE9vbkR4UWpPRHNjaGFx
>> cjA5WXd5SVE&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
>>  
>  
>  
 
 
 
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Janet Swisher <mailto:jREMOVEswisher@mozilla.com>
 
Mozilla Developer Network <https://developer.mozilla.org>
 
Developer Engagement Community Organizer
 
 
 
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