Website and download confusion
janssens-geert at telenet.be
Wed Nov 11 10:05:34 EST 2009
On Wednesday 11 November 2009, Colin Law wrote:
> 2009/11/11 Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at telenet.be>:
> > Hi,
> > There have been a couple of messages on the user list lately about people
> > mistakenly downloading the development version instead of the stable
> > version.
> > Cause of this appears to be the news page that prominently shows the new
> > (unstable) releases, while the latest stable release is more down on the
> > same news list.
> > I am currently looking at the website's sources to see if I can improve
> > on this. I think I can.
> > I propose to make the following changes:
> > 1. The "Download" section in the menu:
> > I propose to split this menu in two subsections: "Stable (2.2.x)" and
> > "Unstable (2.3.x)" and have download links below both of these two
> > pointing to the relevant download locations.
> In addition could I suggest a prominent button at the top of the home
> page labeled Download Stable Version or something similar, that takes
> one to the appropriate download location.
I had thought of that as well, but I considered it a bit of overkill, if the
download menu on the left already prominently showed a download location for
that stable version.
What do others think ?
More information about the gnucash-devel