[openbeos] Re: New website home page mockup

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 14:48:45 +0200

Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Jorge,
> 
> "Jorge G. Mare (a.k.a. Koki)" <koki@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > http://www.zeta-zone.net/haiku/haiku-home-mockup.jpg
> > 
> > I hope his will help visualize what I think would be the best way to 
> > expose the sheer amount and types of information that we will have on 
> > our website; this would also reflect that focus that we want to have on 
> > developers for now.
> 
> While I personally prefer news snippets, and the other dynamic contents 
> in right hand side navigation (similar to what we have now on the test 
> page), I like what you did very much, too. You make a lot of content 
> available directly, without looking too busy (at least IMO), and an 
> overview page like this (that will probably fit on one single page) makes 
> a lot of sense as a front page as well.
> Sure we'll have to make sure it'll look good in a larger browser window 
> as well, but that should be possible to achieve.
> 
> I would have expected "Download" to be part of the top level navigation, 
> and not in the upper right corner, but at least that part will get handy 
> when you know the page already.
> 
> Just one more question: should the language pop up stay? Do you intend to 
> have localized welcome messages while keeping all the other content in 
> English?

I agree 100%. :-) I like the mockup layout/content.

As for a theme thus far, I fell in love with Petters design.

Best regards,
-Stephan


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