[Grok-dev] the website, nouns and verbs
sebastian at urbantalk.se
Thu Jan 3 15:47:32 EST 2008
I still miss the verb "Download" that was available in original design.
3 jan 2008 kl. 20.35 skrev Martijn Faassen:
> Hi there,
> Here I'm proposing some decisions on nouns and verbs for the website.
> The Grok approaches matches the Ruby-on-Rails or Plone approach:
> * our homepage has bunch of verbs to draw people in. The homepage is
> intended to draw people in.
> * our underlying structure and the rest of the navigation uses
> nouns. Those are the tabs in plone.org, or the navigation bar on the
> top of rubyonrails.org
> Peter Bengtsson elsethread mentions that currently the verbs go to
> confusing places. That's because we actually need to *write* pages
> for the verbs. These pages don't need to be long but can point to
> existing documentation if we have that already. They're entry-
> points. Preferably the URLs and the titles of the page should match
> the verbs, so 'Evaluate' will go to /evaluate which says "Evaluate
> Here's a minimalistic list of what these pages should be like:
> should point to a page that leads the developer to the following
> and probably a reworked version of:
> [it's not good by the way that the 'About' section doesn't point to
> those pages except through the navigation!]
> should have a page which leads people to the tutorial first and
> foremost, and then points to the rest of the documentation. It could
> offer some tips on how to ask questions too (mailing list, irc)
> An prose-overview of the most important documentation resources.
> A prose overview of how you can contribute, include stuff on how we
> really *want* people to tell us stuff, like, "Grok doesn't work?
> Don't be quiet! We want to know!"
> The homepage needs to be more catchy. We definitely need the caveman
> in the title. We want to give an open, simple, playful impression,
> and I think we should watch out for enterprise-speak.
> We also need the caveman on the homepage. The caveman is at least
> half the reason for our success! Bring in the caveman! ME GROK WANT
> SEE CAVEMAN :)
> Anyway, I'll go try see whether I can actually use Plone. Hm, I
> think I need some permissions, as I can't seem to see any actions.
> Also my home page doesn't appear to work. Help! :)
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