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  • From: Richard Lyons <richard AT>
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  • Subject: Re: [opennic-discuss] New Homepage - Gathering Opinions
  • Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:38:28 +0000
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On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 00:56:49 +0000, Jonah Aragon wrote:

> Hi!
> I've been working on a new design and system for the homepage, and I wanted
> to gather some opinions on what works, what doesn't, and what you think
> about replacing our current WordPress site (at
> You can check out my design at
> Some background:
> The WordPress site currently host a simple homepage, a basic membership
> system (essentially providing a profile frontend for the LDAP system), and

> My site (code at is complete
> static HTML (which is compiled with Jekyll) homepage.

That sounds a good plan. My own preference would have been ikkiwiki to
compile the static pages, but that is just a personal choice.

I know that my previous suggestions for a quite different logo were not
liked here, but I would also suggest reconsidering the logo. IMO, it
should stress the "open" rather than the "nic", because openness is a
key philosophical and practical feature.


Richard Lyons

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