[ZWeb] Front Page & Other Changes
mark at zopemag.com
Wed Aug 25 03:36:25 EDT 2004
On Aug 25, 2004, at 9:17 AM, Chris Withers wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>> Because that to me is now how a "community" site should work for one
>> and because it seems really unprofessional.
>> I don't like quick and dirty.
> I don't like total stagnation.
> I'm not advocating "quick and dirty" so much as "responsible action"...
>> I think you are on shaky ground with that opinion -- take for example:
> ...which doesn't start breaking things down by country, type of event,
I'm certainly not against a crappier Events box in the short term. My
point is that by asking just a little bit more
data from people (such as the country of the event) we can build some
really cool useful stuff at a later date.
I just completely disagreed with your point that people wouldn't use an
Events type. Just look at current News Items.
Their are always a few events in that que. And sometimes (when news
days or weeks are slow) they might be in their longer than the event
itself (and that's not useful).
>>>> We could then include a box similar to the one on the main page for
>>>> News Items which could show a mix of the next
>>>> 5 upcoming events (regardless of their type).
> How about where the current "blue boxes" in the middle are?
> I really like the news where it is now, and I think the new product
> releases section below it is more important that events...
>> Don't agree with your conclusion. But the previous attempts might now
>> have worked. Give me a weekend and I will
>> try to graffle something simple.
> Okay, just don't expect me to use ti if it gets in the way...
It's this kind of a statement that pisses me off. What ever genuine
attempt people make to improve Zope.org I would expect people to give
it a try. If it doesn't work I would expect people to suggest
improvements and if that doesn't work it along with hopefully many
other things we try -- will at the very least have been a valiant
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