[SciPy-User] [scipy-central] Site design
Tue Mar 13 21:46:00 CDT 2012
On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 10:42 PM, Matthew Brett <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 7:22 PM, Tony Yu <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 1:37 PM, Andreas H. <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I think everyone agrees that the webdesign of scipy-central.org needs
> >> major enhancements in order to make the site appealing to users so that
> >> they want to stay, browse, and use it.
> >> I think it would make sense to make the site visually similar to the
> >> SciPy site (new.scipy.org), so that users can already "feel" the
> >> connection. I'm mainly talking about colors and fonts here.
> >> Also, a logo would be good. For a start, maybe we could use the main
> >> logo, but eventually, scipy-central should have its own, similar logo.
> >> Then, a sidebar would be nice. Possible blocks for the sidebar include
> >> 'links to core and related projects', 'what is SciPy', ... ideas
> >> If you agree, I could start playing around with the templates/css over
> >> next weeks.
> >> Best,
> >> Andreas.
> > Here's a logo concept. The concept is a bit literal: SciPy curve, with
> > background of a globe and arrows pointing from different locations to a
> > "central" point.
> Thanks for doing that - it looks good.
> But - aren't the arrows pointing dangerously close to the North
> Atlantic Garbage Patch?
I had no intention of predicting the code quality of SciPy Central
submissions when designing this. ;)
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