New site design
james.frazer at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 14:23:35 PDT 2008
Matthew Dillon wrote:
Well, the site is your baby so if you feel it need to be changed
definitely go and change it.
Here are my own comments on the site:
* I like the placement of the Download button.
* I don't like the placement of the logo. I believe it should go in
the upper left hand corner contemporary with the 'D r a g on F l y B S D'
label. It for sure should not go under the menu.
Well,also it's not a true logo (if it's the red thing you're referring
to). It's more of a mascot, and I put it there to prevent the blues
from over powering the page. It was just something I found in with our
The true logo -- there was a reason why that didn't end up in the left
hand corner, but for the life of me I can't remember. Maybe I was
having trouble with CSS positioning it properly, or maybe I didn't know
how to make the red/green version look good.
* I don't like the color changes. I really like the current site's
color and wallpaper scheme. But if you want to change the logo
in the upper left hand corner, I'm OK with that. I like both logos.
Heh, I guess everyone has their own tastes in colours... to me the
red/green was ghastly, and was at the top of my list to get rid of.
Although it would be possible to do a red/green scheme that did look
better, but someone would have to be better at colour theory than I.
* I do agree that our menus need to be reorganized but I don't like the
new scheme (and the existing scheme has issues too). It seems to me
that the menus could be reorganized in the context of the existing
I agree & disagree. Part of the problem is that there is a lot of extra
information that gets cluttered in with the more important stuff. Had I
had more time I would have liked to do more selective weeding (content
wise) and try and simplify things. My general feeling on the old (and I
suppose still current) site is that it is very verbose, both in content
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