New Website Design

Archaic archaic at
Sat Dec 11 07:03:24 PST 2004

On Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 02:52:15PM +0100, Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> Some suggestions for the new design, if the community is going forward 
> with it:
> - Add the ability to search through the mailing lists or the website 
> (perhaps a dropdown) from the front page. Also a link to the search page.

Swish-E doesn't seem to provide anything that a site search through
google doesn't and it takes some load off belgarath. Now, if swish-E
could be set to *not* search the monthly archive pages (or if someone
blocked those from spider crawling) that would really help the search

> - the news pages can be simplified to one page. In the current site, 
> each section has it's own news page. However, based on past experiences, 
> I think you can safely relegate all news to one page.

Agreed 100%. However, I think a simple template should be made that
allows news items to be inserted manually into the html. As well, I
don't think there is much need for news archives. We have changelogs.


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the individual right to lawful defense."

- Frederic Bastiat, "The Law"

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