Navigation bar on the left

Alasal nikosverschore at
Wed Aug 13 13:00:17 CEST 2008

Comments? Toughts?

Alasal wrote:
> hey,
> I think we have to reorder or rearrange the links that are positioned on
> navigation bar. I will discuss the links one by one.
> Hardware: I thought the main concern of Openmoko is to deliver a free and
> open source phone and it's software? So if I'm on the wiki, I'm searching
> for documentation about the phones or about the different software or
> about how to develop for Openmoko. I'm not searching what hardware
> Openmoko once has used in one of their phones. I may be curious in what
> hardware is used in the Neo FreeRunner, but I would then go to the Neo
> FreeRunner and then click on the hardware link (on the right).
> Neo 1973 and Neo FreeRunner: I think we should replace these two with a
> link to, because we can't keep on
> adding new devices that Openmoko makes on the navigation bar. Though the
> Phones pages has to be improved.
> Software: I would link this to 'Distributions'. If you are searching for
> software, you probably are searching for information about the different
> software that can be flashed to your device. Though I would suggest to add
> the link 'Developer guide' to
> Technical: I don't understand why this link is in the navigation bar.
> 'Technical' has a very broaden definition and can be used in many places.
> I don't know what I have to find there, except for 'difficult' things. And
> I don't think anybody is searching for 'difficult' things.
> Test cases: With this link Openmoko wants to stimulate users to do the
> test cases. So the link isn't 'bad'. But if I press the link, I come on a
> page with no information. I think a nice intro on the 'test cases' page
> would suffice to make this link good enough for the navigation bar.
> Download: Good link. Almost every website that handles software or
> hardware has a link named 'Downloads'. So the users are already used to
> have this. Removing this link would be bad. Though I would call it
> downloads instead of download for obvious reasons. 
> Wiki Index Page: A good summary of everything in Openmoko.
> That's for the navigation bar.
> greetz

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