[sword-devel] Website: "help" direction + improved blurbs

David Overcash funnylookinhat at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 23:26:11 MST 2008

If we are going to revamp the website, it would be wise for us to change the
front page into something completely more user-friendly.  As it is, a long
list of frontends is simply confusing.  We should work towards presenting
the initial site visitor with a few options (Computer Clients, Mobile

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 9:16 AM, Peter von Kaehne <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:

> As you know I am busy to revamp the frontpage. I have added a set of
> links to obtain help. Options are to post on the fora, email to
> crosswire-suppport or chat on IRC (using the mibbit client)
> If you click the actual icon it will take you to the fora. But this is
> simply prelim and I want to get consensus.
> Personally I do not like trawling fora for new posts and am happier with
> receiving the odd support email, but then the fora have never been
> really exposed. The increased traffic might well result in some activity
> there, by non-developer people who like to haunt fora and this in turn
> could become self sustaining + keep our inboxes at sword-support empty.
> What is your view?
> Or should we simply try and see?
> Next item - I have updated and expanded on some blurbs, but would really
> appreciate if I could get some input from you good folk. Within teh
> current layout and planning to accommodate OS icons I can accommodate
> about 90 words per application. For most I have a < 10 sentence stating
> this is a really powerful application. So, please do send me something -
>  otherwise I might make it all up and then let it all rot for another 5
> years... ;-) - really important is the number of GUI translations your
> applications have.
> Peter
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