[ZWeb] Version 3

Brad Allen brad at allendev.com
Mon Mar 20 11:54:26 EST 2006

Here are some comments from Jeff Rush.

>Delivered-To: allendev.com-brad at allendev.com
>Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 04:42:26 -0600
>From: Jeff Rush <jeff at taupro.com>
>X-Accept-Language: en-us, en
>To: Brad Allen <brad at allendev.com>
>Subject: Re: [ZWeb] Version 3
>(I'm not a subscriber to the ZWeb list yet, so I'll send my comments to you)
>Brad Allen wrote:
>>>  http://www.modscape.com/zope/v3
>>>>- the page looks pretty dark/heavy, got a 'daylight' version ?
>>>Not really, no. I don't think this version is "dark" at all.
>I like the colors -- calming and clear.  I suppose if enough people 
>dislike it, you could dial up the brightness of the blue a touch.
>>Bonnie said she liked the lilies, and they do add a nice bit of
>>understated beauty to the site. I don't know if the naturalistic
>>imagery means anything, but adding a bit of "aliveness"
>>to the page certainly can't hurt.
>I like them - they are understated and don't get in the way.
>>The right side blurbs with icons looked really good at first glance
>>but on further examination I think the question mark over the
>>Zope sphere is visually confusing. An alternative might be to
>>get rid of the question mark overlay.
>The question mark either needs to be dropped or enlarged so it 
>extends beyond the Zope circle.
>>The Zope-Power Sites at the bottom only provides one example.
>>How about a link to more Zope-power sites and/or success stories?
>This is a draft - I'm sure there will be more.  A question is how 
>will multiple success stories be visually represented?
>I have bigger questions though.
>1. Does the page print well?
>2. Is the site to represent -both- Zope2 and Zope3, or just Zope3? 
>Wit mentions of Plone, CMF and Zope Products on the drop-down menus, 
>it seems to be targeted at Zope2.
>3. On those drop-down menus, lose the constant prefix "Zope".  For 
>example, under "Business", we don't need "Zope Training", just 
>4. Re the copyright at the bottom - shouldn't that be Zope Foundation instead?
>5. I like the drop-down menus, although they won't print.
>6. The icon along the right for "Zope Docs" looks elongated.
>Overall it looks like a good start and I like the direction.  It 
>needs more filling out to get a good grasp of how the overall site 
>will flow.

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