[ZWeb] Re: IA for zope.org
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 08:02:22 -0500
Crap, only two responses to this (Olivier and Lennart). While I realize
everyone is pretty busy (as I have been for the last four weeks), it has
also been months since we kicked off this community effort to improve
I'd like to reemphasize my desire to make progress this week.
Lennart, Olivier, MaxM, Seb, or others -- do you have time for an IRC
appointment today at 12:00 eastern? Duration: 45 minutes. Agenda:
answer and finalize the initial round of IA questions and plan mockups.
For those of you that can't be available on such short notice, you'll
get another chance or two this week to participate.
>>In the note below, Lennart refines what MaxM proposed as an IA.
>>Lennart's note was 26 days ago, which is plenty of time for debate. I
>>propose that we adopt its structure and intent, and declare the basic
>>approach of the IA to be settled enough to take the next steps.
>>We also had a round of design mockups along with vote collecting,
>>courtesy of Olivier and IngeniWeb. Since the highest vote-getter also
>>happens to be the one I like the most, I propose that we focus on it. :^)
>>Thus, I believe we can move to the next phase. On the IA side, I'd like
>>to work with MaxM and Lennart to get final agreement on the specifics of
>>each axis, and with Olivier to have this reflected into a Plone skin.
>>I propose that we have a zope.org day sometime next week, where we have
>>some dedicated IRC time. We can have a session in the morning (for
>>Europeans) and in the afternoon (for west coast people).
>>I think we are close to concluding an important step!
>>Lennart Regebro wrote:
>>>I wouldn't mind having two different paths to the content, one according
>>>type, and one on the intended audience. It would require two separate
>>>and to make it clear that they are unrelated one should in that case be
>>>organized vertically and one horizontally. Something like this:
>>>ZOPE Newbies Webmasters Developers Members Search
>>> Technical features
>>> The Zope Book
>>> Books in print
>>> Newest Zope
>>> Latest beta
>>> Featured products
>>> Mailing list
>>>Under "Newbies" you would find things like:
>>>Introduction/What is Zope
>>>DTML-Manual (ie direct link to the relevant parts of the Zope book, I
>>>Most popular products
>>>Frequently asked questions
>>>Join the zope-list
>>>Getting started with ZClasses
>>>Setting up a good python development environment
>>>Join the zope-list
>>>Possibility to search only how-tos, only products and so on...
>>>I do see a difference between "webmasters" and "developers", ie between
>>>people that create sites and the people that create products. Maybe this
>>>difference doesn't really exist, but I do think that there is a huge
>>>difference between these two things, and it would be quite possible to
>>>Zope-web maillist - Zopefirstname.lastname@example.org