[Design-team] www.fpo content review

Máirín Duffy duffy at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jul 20 17:16:48 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-07-20 at 19:11 +0200, Jef van Schendel wrote:
> 2010/7/20 Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com>:
> > I forgot to note one other issue worth revisiting:
> >
> > * The site slogan.  Originally Mo and I just cast about for "Free your
> >  computer."  As I recall we were both thinking, it might be good not
> >  to have to re-do a website slogan every release.  This text is just
> >  a placeholder.  It wasn't meant to be a decree for a new slogan.
> >
> >  Given how easy Inkscape makes things, and the fact that our slogans
> >  are required to be short (and thus shouldn't run into formatting
> >  problems), maybe this isn't an issue and we can replace the banner
> >  each release.
> If we use a slideshow as in
> http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/webdesign/fedoraproject.org/fedoraproject.org.3.png
> , then we'll have to replace the different slides anyhow. Personally I
> wouldn't go with a slideshow and just do something static: the biggest
> goal of this website is to show Fedora so maybe we should keep that on
> there at all times. We already have the small info boxes ("Your Life
> on Fedora" and the other ones) to provide additional information.

Actually the idea I had for the slide show was to first show off Fedora
itself, then pick maybe the 3 or 4 strongest points from the latest
release notes (for F13 then maybe printing made easy, design spin, etc)
and give them highlights in the slideshow too....


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