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Re: Site Comments

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 16:27:45 -0500
To: Ronny Meyer <RonnyMeyer@gmx.de>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1158269265.7247.2.camel@jebediah>
On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 21:22 +0000, Ronny Meyer wrote:
> I think the W3C Site is very difficult to read and navigate.
> For a page who wants to set world wide standards this site isnt the
> perfect example.
> It doesn't offer the user much choice in changing the text-style i.e.
> fontsize and its
> hard to read and makes the site look cluttered.
> But one good thing i have to say: Most time the site is up to date.
> Thats good.

Hi Ronny,

Thank you for your comments. We are planning a number of significant
upgrades to the site to make it more consistent, easier to navigate, and
easier to find information. It will take us a while. We will ask for
feedback on redesign ideas, so stay tuned.

On the question of choices for changing text-style, I don't think that
the site should do that: you should set your preferences in your
browser. Indeed, we say very little about font styles and sizes on the
site so that the users preferences can be applied easily to the content,
without any loss in usability.

 _ Ian
> Ronny Meyer
> CDRoM-Media
> 03925/320469
> www.Berlin-informativ.de
> info [at] Berlin-informativ.de
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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