[Webteam] Re: Frontpage revised
squeakuser at inglang.com
Wed Nov 2 00:54:12 CET 2005
Brad and Michael's ideas don't allow for the 1st time visitor to "skim" the page
for key words.
The name droppings of the distinguishing technologies don't have links to
explain /why/ the technologies are important or potentially useful to the
Not all visitors are developers. Squeak is more cross-purpose that just
ruby/python/etc. It's also for the "user/content author". Squeak is special. We
don't /have/ to be just like the other sites.
If you're that desperate to shorten the page, use CSS collapsible outlines.
Those who want more can get more w/o navigating away. Those who skim just for
changes, get a short page. Those with "down-level" browsers, see the big page,
but are probably not much into technology. CSS collapsible outlines can be very
modern, professional looking.
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