[Catalog-sig] Where is the link?

Noah Kantrowitz noah at coderanger.net
Tue Mar 9 19:24:50 CET 2010

On Mar 9, 2010, at 10:11 AM, Terry Reedy wrote:

> On 3/8/2010 6:50 PM, Ben Finney wrote:
>> "Martin v. Löwis"<martin at v.loewis.de>  writes:
>>> What should be the exact position and label of that link?
>> That's up to you, really, as the hand at the helm for the design of  
>> the
>> site. The user is expressing a need; that need has to be addressed in
>> the context of what all the other users need, including the need  
>> for a
>> consistent UI.
>> It's not appropriate for each user to design individual pieces of the
>> UI, otherwise the result will inevitably be an inconsistent mess.
> You must have had a bad night last night. Python, its docs, and site  
> are nothing but *filtered* collaborative efforts. It is appropriate  
> for users to do the harder work of suggesting solutions to problems  
> in addition to the easier work of presenting problems. We need more  
> of that, not less. Busy component managers can then accept, reject,  
> or modify (including for consistency).

Unless, of course, you are offering to do it all :-)


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