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Re: Design Proposal

From: "Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)ehpg(dot)net>
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: Design Proposal
Date: 2004-10-27 15:43:06
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I love it, it's very well done, professional, and fresh.


Omar Kilani wrote:

> Dear PostgreSQL Users and Developers,
> We would like to propose the following design as the basis for a new 
> 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)---------------------------
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