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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal

From: Ned Lilly <ned(at)nedscape(dot)com>
To: "Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)ehpg(dot)net>
Cc: Omar Kilani <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, emily(at)tinysofa(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal
Date: 2004-10-27 16:46:01
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I like it too, very much.  Only question is, how does the design scale to 800x600, which should probably still be the minimum?



Gavin M. Roy wrote:

> I love it, it's very well done, professional, and fresh.
> 
> Gavin
> 
> Omar Kilani 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
>>
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