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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [HOMEPAGE] Limited the height of the area for blog posts and news
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2014 23:06:22 GMT


On 06/02/2014 03:55 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
> 
> 
> On 06/02/2014 03:54 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>> Am 06/03/2014 12:37 AM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
>>>
>>>
>>> On 06/01/2014 12:53 AM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>>> Am 06/01/2014 09:44 AM, schrieb Tal Daniel:
>>>>> On Fri, May 30, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/index.html
>>>>>>
>>>>>> There was always the complain from some of you that the blog posts
and
>>>>>> news articles on the right hand side are too long and the user has
to
>>>>>> scroll too long to the bottom to see everything.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Now I've limited this. [...]
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Marcus, personally, I don't think that replacing 1 scolling of content
>>>>> with 2 scrolling content areas solve anything; it makes reading only
>>>>> harder.
>>>>
>>>> I just wanted to help in this special topic. Of course it's not perfect
>>>> and a lot could be improved. But this was not my intention. I got an
>>>> idea how to limit the area and tried it.
>>>>
>>>>> As an alternative solution I suggest that in the future, blog posts
>>>>> would
>>>>> be limited to the latest 2-3 blog posts, or moved to the area below the
>>>>> main page buttons.
>>>>
>>>> IMHO this wouldn't help as you assume that everybody is knowing and
>>>> following this "rule". Until today this hasn't helped for the past
>>>> addings.
>>>
>>> I would be in favor of dropping the blog posts from 10 May, 01 Apr, 10
>>> March, 20 Feb,  at this time, and keeping the rest. My feeling is that
>>> the keeping of blog post notices on the home page should depend on the
>>> importance we attach to them.  Maybe just a short discussion on dropping
>>> if that becomes the case, I think that's the process we've followed
>>> before and seems to work reasonably well.
>>
>> depending on importance is good. Will you delete the links to the older
>> ones?
>>
>> Marcus
> 
> yes, stay tuned for changes...

ok, these changes are now published. These two areas could use some
additional styling changes (more...at bottom instead of top, scroll
bars, do news item really need an additional separator? etc.), and date
format consistency for sure.

> 
>>
>>
>>
>>>>> If you still want to use the content boxes that you created, I'd
>>>>> move the
>>>>> titles OUT of the boxed areas (i.e. Recent news), add space between the
>>>>> boxes.
>>>>
>>>> Good idea. Feel free to try it yourself. :-)
>>>>
>>>> Marcus
>>
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