[Osmf-talk] site

Andy Robinson blackadderajr at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 14:19:10 UTC 2011

Richard Fairhurst [mailto:richard at systemeD.net] wrote:
> Sent: 20 December 2011 13:45
> To: osmf-talk at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Osmf-talk] site
> Frederik Ramm wrote:
> > On 12/20/11 12:49, Andy Robinson wrote:
> >> Back a few Planets ago when a page redesign was first actively
> >> discussed there was much debate about
> >> http://www.remote.org/frederik/tmp/osm3col/
> > Just for the benefit of those who were not around "a few planets ago",
> > let me say that I merely rescued this design from some mailing list
> > post even further in the past. I am not the author. I don't remember
> > who did it originally
> I did. Or, rather, I came up with the Illustrator mockup and someone else
> made it into nice CSS. But it was a long time ago, and if I were
> OSM today I certainly wouldn't go for that.

Agreed. The point I was really trying to make is that there is a danger of
trying to cram too much onto the landing page and as a result end up losing
the simple messages or images that we wish to convey to the different site
visitor types 


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