Subject: Re: Site Redesign
To: None <netbsd-advocacy@NetBSD.org>
From: Jennifer Davis <email@example.com>
Date: 12/28/2005 15:42:26
> The redesign:
> I can't put a finger on it, but there is something about the grey side
> bars that I don't like. It feels a little like WindowMaker somehow.
It feels like the grey bits are too much the current fad.. gunmetal
grey, or silver.. well actually it was the fad. Those kind of sites are
fading out now though.. but for example www.vormetric.com - site redesign
that incorporates that grey type motif. Why green as the color to show
that you are on that particular page? Not very clear for some people with
Ideally rather than having all the stuff hitting you when you first browse
to www.netbsd.org requiring you to scroll down, making everything easily
found in one page worth of text. I know.. I know. lots to fit into one
Shrink the logo so that it's standard size.. it's using a bunch of real
estate that could be better used elsewhere. (I know it's the same size as
on the current site). Languages and Platforms could shrink into a scroll
window that people could pick from.
> The current netbsd.org site:
> Fits more data in the screen at once. I can get at the whole left
> column without scrolling.
> Renders a little easier to read in lynx.
> Has search forms for site and mailing list archives.
> Has mirror selection.