RFC: Proposed new web site design

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 16:30:04 CST 2008

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 4:25 PM, John Klehm <xixsimplicityxix at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 3:39 PM, Jeremy White <jwhite at codeweavers.com> wrote:
>> At Wineconf, we made the decision to change the entry page to the Wine
>> web site.  The hope was to simplify and stream line it, and to put in
>> place the infrastructure to start moving more content to the Wiki.
>> Jeremy Newman and Jon Parshall have put a lot of time and energy into a
>> proposed new design, following what we took away from the meetings at
>> Wineconf.
>> A mock up of that design is up now here:
>>  http://wine.codeweavers.com/winehq_new/
>> ...and the theming intended for all 'child' pages of the web site,
>> starting with the Wiki:
>>  http://wine.codeweavers.com/winehq_new/wiki.html
> Awesome great work guys! Love it for the most part.

Another +1. Looks much more sleek.
> Just one nit:  I hate secondary scroll bars (the scroll bar for the
> news).  I can live with it of course, just wouldn't be there in my
> ideal.
> But really looks great overall.
>> Beyond the normal controversy that any new design sparks there is one
>> major potential controversial change.
>> That is, I am asking for prime placement on the download page on behalf
>> of CodeWeavers instead of the (stale and ugly, sorry) banner ads we used
>> in the past.  You can see our current concept around that positioning here:
>>  http://wine.codeweavers.com/winehq_new/download.html
>> I hope that the general community sees that as a reasonable exchange for
>> all of the work we put into Wine and hosting the Wine server, and a vast
>> improvement over the banner ads.
> Seems reasonable to me.

FYI, you've got Crossover listed twice on that page. You didn't remove
it from the bottom.


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