proposal for new website design

Amilcar do Carmo Lucas amilcar at
Fri Dec 4 00:14:50 UTC 2009

On Thursday 03 December 2009 17:49:04 Niko Sams wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 16:36, Sam S. <smls75 at> wrote:
> > I've slightly desaturated all backgrounds now (it's still pretty green
> > though ;-)):
> >
> >
> Very cool! thanks for your good work!!
> a few thoughts:
> - i'd remove the flags on top (automatic language selection by
> Accept-Language should work for
> most users); replace it with either a dropdown-menu
I already use the Accept-Language, and yes I think it works well in most 
cases. But no, I do not like combo boxes.

> - why 3 menus (left, right and top)? I would remove top
I only have the three on the homepage, all others only have 2

> - "Welcome to the official KDevelop website..." is imho not needed
I think it is nice, some people try to find information outside the website 
(bad idea). And this tells them: "You have come to the right place, do not 
leave the information you seek is here"

> - downloads statistics are not really useful, as most users will install
> tough their package manager, I would replace them with svn commit graphs
Yes, with that I agree.

Amilcar Lucas
KDevelop developer/webmaster

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