Re: New set of comps.
- From: "digitect" <digitect mindspring com>
- To: "Ryan Muldoon" <rpmuldoon students wisc edu>
- Cc: <gnome-web-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: New set of comps.
- Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2001 22:37:56 -0500
> Well, as it stands right now, we have a TON of developer-oriented
> information, and a lot of general-interest information, and a few
> that are user-oriented. So I think that the structure should reflect
> what we actually have.
Ok, I get your points. I just felt that rather than reacting to the
content we have, we should shape the site around where we wanted to go.
To me, the novice computer user is a new class to GNOME. We are going to
have to bend ourselves a bit to accommodate him. I'm thinking most
future GNOME users won't know the difference between a binary and
source. (Like Windows or Mac users.) Isn't that where we're headed?
> "Community" has a much nicer feel to it. It is more
> welcoming, it still can have a lot of user information, and we already
> have a section for it.
I agree that "Community" does have a nice ring to it, but I just felt
that it wouldn't be the first place a new GNOME user would go poking
around. It strikes me as a general posting point for broad ideas. (Or
some sort of a chat room place.)
> Really, "User" is kind of a bad term in my mind.
Definitely not as descriptive as I want, but clear about the class of
person we're addressing. That's why I also offered:
> > ("Using GNOME"? "End User"? "Beginner"? "GNOME for Dummies"?)
Haven't been struck with the perfect term yet, just working on a
Steve [ digitect mindspring com ]
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