RFC: Restructure of the front page
trhodes at FreeBSD.org
Mon Dec 1 21:14:43 UTC 2003
On Mon, 01 Dec 2003 15:20:55 -0500
Bill Moran <wmoran at potentialtech.com> wrote:
> Tom Rhodes wrote:
> > Grettings,
> > Thanks to Mark Linimon who provided a starting point for this, I've
> > produced a patch for the front page. This patch just makes a few
> > simple 'structure' changes to hopefully allow users to find their
> > information faster.
> > Main changes include:
> > o Removing the 'News' section. Most of the information there is
> > repeated on the right bar.
> > o Adding a supported platforms section (replaces the above). This
> > will help users locate information on arch support without going
> > through a maze of links.
> > o As per PR www/59853, add a 'Crafting Bug Reports' link to the
> > problem reports article.
> This sounds very promising. After reading some of the responses on
> how this change will likely trickle-down to other changes within the
> site, I realized just how big a can of worms have been opened.
Exactly why I want to do this discussed and done change by change.
> I only have one question: why add a new link seperate from the link
> to send-per.html ... I thought the general consensus during the
> previous disucssions was to change the "Send a bug report" link.
> It just goes against my nature to leave a link up that points to
> a page that basically says, "under construction/not working right
Ceri is working on getting the send-pr.sgml file reactivated.
> If this has already been discussed and I missed it, then I apologize
> for the noise.
It was not really discussed in depth, but publicly on another
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