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Re: PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Omar Kilani" <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>, <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <emily(at)tinysofa(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal
Date: 2004-10-27 09:19:37
Message-ID: E7F85A1B5FF8D44C8A1AF6885BC9A0E4306E0B@ratbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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Dear Omar & Emily,

Thank you for your design proposal. Unfortunately, a lot of work has
already been put into a new site and design which is expected to go live
shortly, therefore we are not currently soliciting new designs.

Regards, Dave


> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-www-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgsql-www-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Omar Kilani
> Sent: 27 October 2004 09:32
> To: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org; emily(at)tinysofa(dot)org
> Subject: [pgsql-www] PostgreSQL.org Design Proposal
> 
> 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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