[Members] Clients

Will Sheward will at willsheward.co.uk
Tue Feb 16 04:03:38 CST 2010


Nicolas Vérité wrote:
> 2010/2/12 Remko Tronçon <remko at el-tramo.be>:
>   
>>> A simple list of client names. Next to each name, icons for each platform
>>> the client runs on.
>>>       
>> That's the way around. Users don't browse through client lists and
>> then check what platform it runs on. Instead, they have a platform and
>> need to see what clients run on it.
>>
>> I'm with Justin on not putting clients in a cross-platform section,
>> not only because users don't look up clients that way, but also
>> because it's not clear what that means (is supporting 3 platforms
>> enough? how about 2?)
>>
>> If a client is cross-platform, list it in every platform it is
>> supported on, and optionally add something like "(see also: Windows,
>> Linux)"
>>     

The way I've done it on the new site is to list clients simply, with all 
of their supported platforms, and make the table both sortable and 
searchable. Having 1 column per operating system is a recipe for a VERY 
wide table eventually.

I stuck a sample up at http://willsheward.net/?page_id=8

Will


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