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Re: PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal

From: Mitch Pirtle <mitch(dot)pirtle(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Omar Kilani <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org,emily(at)tinysofa(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal
Date: 2004-10-27 16:04:14
Message-ID: 330532b60410270904218a98ab@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Wow.  This is very nice, original, and crisp.  My compliments to what
I consider an excellent design.  Oh, and a (belated) welcome to the
States, Emily.

-- Mitch, really thinking this is an awesome design *bump*

On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 04:32:09 -0400, Omar Kilani <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org> wrote:
> Dear PostgreSQL Users and Developers,
> 
> We would like to propose the following design as the basis for a new
> postgresql.org.
> 
> http://treehou.se/~emily/postgresql_design_proposal.png
> 
> We are submitting this proposal as we, and many other users and
> developers, feel that the current site portrays PostgreSQL in a less
> than flattering light.
> 
> Whilst the beta concept design is a great improvement upon the existing
> site, we believe that our design proposal conveys a professional image
> and portrays PostgreSQL as distinct amongst open source projects that
> use a similar look and feel to the beta site.
> 
> Additionally, this proposal focuses on reducing information overload,
> providing a clean interface while simplifying and consolidating the vast
> amount of material on the site.
> 
> A survey of users and colleagues suggests that there may be interest in
> adopting this design, and so, we would like to know if there is interest
> amongst pgsql-www and pgsql-advocacy.
> 
> We are willing to move forward with the design of the rest of the site
> if there is some interest in our proposal. We estimate that full
> migration and consolidation of current content and sites would take
> approximately one month, if not less, using a content management system
> to ease administration and maintenance. The main site can be finished in
> line with the release of PostgreSQL 8, which I understand is a couple of
> weeks away.
> 
> Thanks for your time.
> 
> Best Regards,
> Omar Kilani
>   - and -
> Emily Boyd
> 
> ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> TIP 8: explain analyze is your friend
>

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