Site Suggestions

Tuesday January 8th, 2002

A few of you have asked for us to post a news item taking your suggestions for the site, so here it is. Tell us all your ideas for what we can do to improve the site. Anything you want we'll think about, but try to keep it realistic.

Just to keep you updated, one of the things we're planning on working on is getting the ChromeZone up again, if we can find some volunteer editors to help organize themes. If you're interested, please email me and I'll get back to you sometime this week.

UPDATE! Right now we're working on dumping all the tables and other old HTML within the site to both show off Mozilla's skills, and to get our file sizes smaller. If you're using Communicator to view the site, you'll notice everything looking pretty ugly, thanks to the poor CSS support it offers. If you're using IE, it'll look a bit better, but thanks to IE's lacking CSS2 support, the sidebar will show up incorrectly. We've completely redone the homepage and talkback code, and we'll be working on the forums next.

UPDATE 2! We discovered Google's great "Search Site" feature, and have added it. Right now it has most areas of the site indexed except news item talkback pages. It will start indexing talkback today, and will hopefully add all of the old items, in addition to picking up the new ones.

UPDATE 3! We've been working hard to get as many of your suggestions as possible implemented, and we encourage you to continue the feedback. You can check this article's responses for what items we have fixed, or are working on.

#91 the microsoft way?

by johann_p

Sunday January 13th, 2002 10:51 AM

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So I guess you agree with web masters then, who tell me that, well they do privide limited support for mozilla, but all the nice features will only be supported for IE users because, 1) mozilla doesnt have this wonderful capabilities like activeX etc. and 2) there are 95% IE users visiting their site anyway? What difference is there between their argument and your argument? Personally, I always had the impression that it is impolite for a supermarket to change its service depending on the brand of car a customer is driving, but I guess that is too much of a crypto-communist ( (C) Steve Ballmer) way of thinking ...