RFC: Proposed new web site design

Alexander Nicolaysen Sørnes alex at thehandofagony.com
Mon Nov 24 17:31:15 CST 2008

On Monday 24 November 2008 22:39:05 Jeremy White 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
> 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.
> At any rate, comments and feedback are welcome.
> And in a vain attempt to prevent all the flames from scorching Jon and
> Jeremy, I'd like to officially state how much I appreciate their efforts.
> Cheers,
> Jeremy

This looks really ince!  Do you have a mock-up for the AppDB as well? :)

Alexander N: Sørnes

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