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Re: removing the purple box

From: Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 19:00:43 +0000
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Jen Simmons <jen@jensimmons.com>
CC: List WebPlatform public <public-webplatform@w3.org>, Eliezer Bernart <eliezer.bernart@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <CF6AE67B.D4F6D%julee@adobe.com>
+1 - We have had the requirement that the visitor should be able to figure
out whether the page is ready for consumption or needs further
contributions. J

Julee Burdekin
Content Strategist
Adobe Web Platform

On 4/9/14, 11:15 AM, "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

>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
>> designer, consultant and speaker
>> host of The Web Ahead
>> jensimmons.com <http://jensimmons.com>
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