[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia redefined -- typography and UX and such

Magnus Manske magnusmanske at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 17 16:13:03 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Cristian Consonni
<kikkocristian at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/8/17 Risker <risker.wp at gmail.com>:
>> It looks pretty clean and less cluttered.  It also draws attention to some
>> of our internal issues, such as massive listing of references at the bottom
>> of the page, and all those templates linking groups of articles together;
>> between these two, they're taking up nearly a quarter of the 'space'.
>> They're both important issues, although separate ones.
>> I'm looking at this from a fairly small screen, and I wonder how wide the
>> "text" will be when the left-side links are added in, or if your proposal
>> is to drop that entirely. As it is, the text is a bit narrow now, leading
>> to a very long article, but I think that balances out with the increased
>> white space and different font, both of which make the article easier on
>> the eyes.
> I think we can gather comments about Magnus proposal here:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_redefined
> Also, you're invited to put your name in either list if you're interested.

Thanks, I've added a META backlink from the interface.


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