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Re: [Moderator Action] Layout Concerns

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2006 21:46:47 -0600
To: miathecat@mac.com
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1163130407.6715.92.camel@jebediah>
On Fri, 2006-11-10 at 03:15 +0000, miathecat@mac.com wrote:
> I look forward to trying the columns feature you show using css.
> The problem I have with your front page is that it is too dense with  
> information and the page is too long.


We are in the middle of redesigning these pages...I hope that we will
have improved pages for review in early January.

 _ Ian

>  Scrolling down such a long page  
> makes tracking the lines of information difficult: it is easy to get  
> lost trying to locate a part of the page.  Consider reducing the  
> amount of information on the front page to general categorical links  
> and have information about those items on a separate page. Consider  
> making the page layout such that the entire front page can be viewed  
> at about 70% the height of a standard 17" monitor and about 60% of  
> the width.  Although many folks have 19" monitors and larger, most of  
> us still have 17" ones and those using laptops have even smaller  
> monitors. 
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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