RFC: Proposed new web site design
vit.hrachovy at sandbox.cz
Tue Nov 25 02:35:06 CST 2008
Roderick Colenbrander wrote:
> The look of the website has improved a lot and it feels a lot more
> modern. Personally I don't like the front page much. I find it a bit
> empty. I would like to see what Wine is. I would suggest to look at
> http://www.go-mono.com the website of the Mono project. On their
> website your directly see on a banner what Mono is and a list with
> important features is shown in a column on the left. I think Wine's
> main features could be shown in a similar way. Sure you could have an
> information page but I think doing what the Mono guys did is enough
> for 90% of the people. News could be shown in a similar way. I'm not
> saying we should clone their website but personally I don't like the
> 'openoffice.org'-like design much.
I consider the Mono example developer-oriented page. There is too much
irrelevant information packed on one page for usual user or tester.
As Wine is targeting broader audience than developers, I think the
Jeremy's mockup is much more to the point.
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