My WineHQ menu structure proposal

Igor Izyumin igor at
Sun Nov 3 15:22:28 CST 2002

On Sunday 03 November 2002 02:52 pm, Jeremy White wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-11-03 at 11:50, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
> > On November 3, 2002 12:38 pm, Jeremy White wrote:
> > > Yikes.  I hadn't understood that the whole menu tree would be
> > > visible on the main page.  I don't like that at all.
> > > 34 choices on the first page is way more than the 7 max
> > > I advocate...
> >
> > Please look at:
> > The menus are expanded, aren't they? And I was hoping we all
> > agreed on something, finally. <g>
> But the menus only have 7 main choices, and clicking most of
> them bring up submenus in the main page (which is, on reflection,
> probably not optimal).
> My understanding was that we were going to use a primary/secondary
> menu design.  The best example of this I know is
> (my son's cub scout pack web site *blush*).
> You choose an entry from the main menu, and you get a secondary
> menu on the sidebar.  It is like the Gimp, only the menus
> don't expand in place.  The primary menu is constant; the
> secondary menu varies depending on where you
> are in the navigation.

Can we also use some javascript/dhtml to create pop-out menus?  If they are 
well-designed they can be much easier to navigate than by clicking on stuff.  
I'm sure we could get it to work with Mozilla, Netscape, MSIE, and 
standards-compliant browsers, and the rest can use a static interface.
-- Igor

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