From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-10 15:42:16
Janek Kozicki <janek_listy_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams said: (by the date of Sun, 10 Dec 2006 09:10:51 -0500)
>> Martin Wille <mw8329_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > Uhm, we're talking about IRC, not about a highly-paid helpdesk service.
>> If we're going to advertise it, the link should point at a page where
>> we describe what you can expect by subscribing (i.e. nothing: no
>> moderation and not even anybody logged in).
> good point. I wasn't sure about adding a new page, that's why I
> pointed hyperlink to freenode. Should I write something up, and
> attach the new webpage (file) to the existing tracker patch?
Sure; since it will be very short, you could make it a patch to
more/mailing_lists.htm and link to an anchor there, even though it
isn't a mailing list.
>> It's already available on the page you get if you follow the "Boost
>> CVS" link. Does it make sense to push that link up to the top level?
>> It isn't really all that useful for most people browsing the site, I'd
> As you wish. I would put it there,
Where is "there?"
> because It's 3 clicks away from the main page, and on each page it
> requires around 2 seconds to search for the link to click. Whether
> this is ,,far'' or not - I don't know :)
The more things we put on the homepage that aren't relevant to
everybody, the longer it takes everyone to search for something there.
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