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From:  Bill Reese
Date:  Fri Jan 26, 2001  3:06 pm
Subject:  Re: New Front Page of the SignWritingSite...


What Angus said here, I agree with. I don't know why I overlooked the Enter
link with the door. I gave it some thought and the only thing I can deduce is
that I ignored it because it was so much different from the rest of the page -
like advertising would be. I essentially did a mental block of it.

Perhaps if it was put with the other links that follow it, but in the first


Angus Grieve-Smith wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Valerie Sutton wrote:
> > I have no idea if the design is good or not...could some of you give
> > me feedback? Post your feedback to the SW List...I am very open to
> > criticism...and I do appreciate your input - after all - if you are
> > using SignWriting, then that means you might open to this page a lot,
> > and I want it to be a pleasure for you (and clear and easy too ;-))
> Here's my thoughts:
> - There's a tension between what you offer new visitors and what you offer
> regular visitors. As a regular visitor, I don't want to see a front page
> every time I bring up the site. I just want to see a link that will take
> me to what I'm looking for.
> - Even though the "Enter the SignWriting Site" graphic is very large, the
> layout still makes it seem on the same level as the links to the other
> sites in the SignWriting Webring. I found myself visiting the other sites
> rather than yours. Which is not a bad thing, but maybe not what you
> intended!
> It's a big challenge to put everything that people might need on
> one page and not have it seem cluttered, or have people scrolling
> forever. I hope this feedback helps.
> --
> -Angus B. Grieve-Smith
> Linguistics Department
> The University of New Mexico

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