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Re: svn commit: r903006 - in /subversion/site/publish: getting.html packages.html

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 12:36:16 -0500

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:
>
>> Maybe the Windows packages need a more prominent location instead of 5 pages down
>> on a more than average screensize.
>> I don't think the Aix packages which are the first on screen, come anything near the
>> number of downloads of the Windows binaries.
>
> I helped with the redesign of the previous page, which was not great
> but better than what we had before.  This is the reason we used a
> table.  We wanted to just list things alphabetically, but we also know
> Windows ought to be first.  So we went with a table with commercial OS
> on one side, and open communities on other and this kept it small
> enough.
>
> I would not object to an order that puts Windows first.  I was just
> trying to avoid things like "Ubuntu is more popular than Red Hat", or
> "why are the BSD's at the end?"

Looking at the list, one simple solution could be to just order from Z
to A but keep it alphabetical. That winds up with an order like this:

Windows
Ubuntu Linux
SUSE Linux
Solaris
Red Hat Linux
Mac OS X
OpenBSD
NetBSD
HP-UX
FreeBSD
Fedora Linux
Debian Linux
AIX

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2010-01-26 18:36:50 CET

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