[Bioc-devel] support site

Michael Lawrence lawrence.michael at gene.com
Sat Sep 27 00:41:13 CEST 2014

No wonder I couldn't see all these things people were mentioning (I turn my
monitor sideways). One problem is that the "mobile" version does not offer
a button for up-voting, nor are any votes shown. That's sort of an
important feature, right?

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 3:28 PM, Martin Morgan <mtmorgan at fhcrc.org> wrote:

> Thanks for the feedback. I'm a little puzzled by the 'Messages' being
> somehow disproportionately large and wonder whether that's a
> browser-specific thing. I also find things a little noisy.
> Here's a cheap fix -- narrow your browser window. The site will go into
> 'mobile' mode, with nice clean presentation.
> Martin
> On 09/26/2014 01:24 PM, Wolfgang Huber wrote:
>> 0. Overall, the new site is great. Some of the threads now turn into
>> valuable little mini-blogs or discussion pages on a specialized topic.
>> 1. I tend to agree with Kasper. The site layout looks a bit too cluttered
>> to me, with all these boxes of votes, views and response counts in
>> different colours, breathless reporting of recent locations, bold face
>> subject headers and what not. Of course, these things are a matter of
>> taste, although I am sure there also now lots of people who approach this
>> topic scientifically and rationally.
>> 2. I agree that “LATEST” and “OPEN” could be more prominent (and
>> “Messages” less so). It took me a great while to discover them (cf. point
>> 1.)
>> Best wishes
>>         Wolfgang
>> Il giorno 26 Sep 2014, alle ore 20:35, Kasper Daniel Hansen <
>> kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com> ha scritto:
>>  1. When you click "new post" I think there should be some mention that if
>>> you report an issue with a specific package, you should tag the post with
>>> package name.
>>> 2. Is there a way to have default signature?
>>> 3. Is there some way to modify the layout.  I am getting confused by all
>>> the colors and text and stuff.  I really want to see the title of the
>>> posts
>>> much more clearly.
>>> 4. It was not immediately clear to me that the big "Messages" really are
>>> private messages and that I should click on "LATEST" or "OPEN" (which
>>> appear smaller than messages in my browser) to see the forum.  In fact,
>>> there seems to be three buttons which are critical to the new user (like
>>> me) and they are "LATEST", (perhaps) "OPEN" and "New Post".  Everything
>>> else should be made smaller and less in your face, I think.
>>> Best,
>>> Kasper
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