website-beta feedback

David Miller justdave at
Tue Mar 9 20:54:03 UTC 2004

On 3/9/2004 7:22 PM +0000, Gervase Markham wrote:

> This is a look and feel overhaul, not a content overhaul, right? Because
> the content needs some serious work too - in most cases, via the
> judicious application of a virtual pair of scissors. For example, the
> front page and the download page are both terribly verbose.

It's actually intended to be both.  The look and feel is what's mostly done
now, he was going to start working on the content this coming week when he
gets back from his trip.

> - The general layout and stylesheet are mostly fine. We could do with a
>    few less sidebar links, but that would be a content overhaul.

Which is the main intention.  We decided to do the look and feel overhaul
at the same time in order to fit in with's look, since we're
now a decent sized chunk of their advertising.

> - What's the difference between the sidebar and the top bar? On
>, the top bar is permanent and the sidebar changes. We
>    don't have that, so why have two?

As part of the content overhaul, I was envisioning the sidebar containing
links to things within each section (for developers, for administrators,
for end-users, etc) and the top bar containing the links to each section.

> - Have we officially decided to adopt the sad-looking bug as our logo?

There's still room for dissension. uses that logo on their
website (they chose it without consulting us during their last site
redesign, but I thought it looked good, and it fits well with the other stuff)

Dave Miller      Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System   

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