[sword-devel] Icon bar and redirects. (new website)

Jonathan Morgan jonmmorgan at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 02:12:59 MST 2008

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 2:30 PM, Peter von Kaehne <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:
> Jonathan Morgan wrote:
>> Possibly it is worth putting it somewhere, but I don't think it
>> deserves a front page mention, and it certainly makes it more text to
>> read (which is what I am trying to avoid).  It's worth noting that if
>> you search for that Crosswire comes up first, but what is highlighted
>> is the purpose statement "The SWORD Project is the CrossWire Bible
>> Society's free Bible software project. Its purpose is to create
>> cross-platform open-source tools, covered by the ...", though that is
>> no longer there.
> That is part of the Sword website, always was and still is.

Yes, but it was on the CrossWire page as well, which is where Google
was showing it, and I don't think is there now.

>> I personally think the best course might be to make each application
>> description show which platforms it supports (probably by icons),
>> which would also be handy if you were to have a list of all software
>> (maybe add a link to "All" as part of the list of icons there, I don't
>> know).
> Ok, I think I can summarise the consensus - that the software section
> requires more work. I will do this now. I was given enough to work on I
> think.
> Can I just ask for a consensus - do you consider the flaws you all
> described as so important that I should back out of having the website
> active as it is and put up the old page? Or is the criticism/suggestions
> I get an expression of basic satisfaction + a desire for further
> improvement?

For myself, I think the new is better than the old, and it is a desire
for further improvement.

Thanks for working on it.


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