[Haskell-cafe] Re: Design for 2010.2.x series Haskell Platform site (Don Stewart)

wren ng thornton wren at freegeek.org
Mon Jul 19 17:09:54 EDT 2010

Niemeijer, R.A. wrote:
>> Is it just me, or does aligning [OSX,Win,Linux] `zip` [Comprehensive,
>> Robust, CuttingEdge] send the wrong message...
> Yeah, I noticed that too when designing it, but at the time it didn't bother me too much.

I know folks who'd refute all three of those associations, so... :)

> I do see how it could confuse some people though, so I've made a design alternative
> that solves this problem. I think it also makes for a better landing page for people who
> don't yet know anything about Haskell, since the current design doesn't explain what
> Haskell actually is. I'll let you guys be the judge though.
> New alternative: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/623671/haskell_platform_redesign/index2.htm

I like that one. The intro blurbs for Haskell/HP are nice for newcomers, 
it avoids the aforementioned issue, and it's less ostentatious in its 


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