[Haskell-cafe] Leaner Haskell.org frontpage

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Jul 10 12:41:54 EDT 2009

> On 9 Jul 2009, at 18:32, Thomas ten Cate wrote:
>> Are there any kind of hard statistics and analytics that we can base
>> this discussion upon? There is always room for improvement, but
>> stumbling around in the dark making blind guesses may not be the best
>> way to go. Although I personally feel that Lenny's proposed page is an
>> improvement, statistics could tell us what actual people actually use
>> the site for.
> I'm not sure that that's useful.  We can (assuming there are statistics) 
> easily find out what the front page *is* used for.  But that doesn't 
> necessarily mean that that's what it *should* be used for.  In my mind, 
> the front page is for nothing more than enticing people to use Haskell 
> for long enough to look at a second page where all the useful stuff is if 
> you are a haskell programmer.  It should include no more than a 
> description of what haskell is, why it's cool, a link to the 
> documentation, a link to a Haskell Platform Dowload and a link to the 
> earlier mentioned "second page".

Maybe that's actually a new Haskell Platform page you're describing?

-- Don

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