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Re: removing the purple box

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:15:36 -0400
Message-ID: <53458E48.1020405@w3.org>
To: Jen Simmons <jen@jensimmons.com>
CC: List WebPlatform public <public-webplatform@w3.org>, Eliezer Bernart <eliezer.bernart@gmail.com>
Hi, Jen–

I'd be comfortable removing it once we deploy the new flags template 
that indicates the stability of any given page.

That needs to happen anyway, and Eliezer has done most of the work 
needed. Let's talk about completing that.


On 4/9/14 2:10 PM, Jen Simmons wrote:
> I'd really like to remove the giant purple box that's on the top left of
> each mediwiki page. It's distracting and very loud. And I'm not sure
> that the information it's trying to convey is very clear for new users.
> This one: http://monosnap.com/image/nyvSDl1B8D0lf3ImeHlxI1LgHNahIg.png
> What needs to happen for us to be able to remove it? I know there's a
> concern that new users landing on random pages deep in the docs: 1) know
> that is is alpha, and 2) are invited to help improve the content, but
> again, I'm not convinced that this is really accomplishing those jobs.
> Could we just remove it?
> Or do we need to come up with replacements first?
> Jen
> Jen Simmons
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