[mythtv] Official Thread: Mythtv.org Redesign

Maryau Jeune maryau at mailbound.net
Wed May 23 15:35:20 UTC 2007

More good points, thanks for the comments, James.

I did go at it using the advertising angle, more so than using the 
informative route, wanting to try something a bit different.  But you've 
given me more things to think about.  I'll produce other versions taking 
your and Steven's points into account.

Thanks again, guys.


James Buckley wrote:
> On 23/05/07, *Maryau Jeune* <maryau at mailbound.net 
> <mailto:maryau at mailbound.net>> wrote:
>     > personally, not really feeling the huge image of the "cyborg"
>     ...I think you have a point, actually.  I was looking at it and
>     thinking
>     that it a) isn't techie enough compared to the effect real 3D
>     would have
>     given and b) takes away more than it adds.
>     More comments welcome. :)
> Sorry but I agree with the comment on the cyborg as well. I think that 
> at the moment your page 'advertises' MythTV, rather than informs 
> people about it ( e.g. 'Now introducing...', instead of 'Just 
> released...'). I don't know which you are aiming for, but I think 
> maybe some of the eye-candy needs turning down a little, just to 
> remove that 'We've just invented this and are trying to push the sales 
> up' feel of it. Don't get me wrong, I like the style a lot, just I 
> think that it doesn't quite fit MythTV.
> Basically I think that if you removed some of the embossing, and 
> replaced the human with something a little less 'in your face', it'd 
> suit MythTV better.
> Good work though, wish I could desige/think of something like that...
> James
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