[Members] Clients

Will Sheward will at willsheward.co.uk
Tue Feb 16 04:38:27 CST 2010


Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Tue Feb 16 10:03:38 2010, Will Sheward wrote:
>> 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
>
> That's very pretty - sorry, Visually Compelling - but I think that 
> there's a couple of problems.
>
> First off, people do, I think, look for cross-platform clients, in the 
> cases where they have multiple platforms in their organizations and 
> wish to support a single client if possible. These people will have to 
> visually inspect the list.

Err, have you tried typing the list of platforms you want into the 
search box?
>
> Secondly, sorting the list doesn't actually put all the Windows 
> capable clients together, and there's no way of getting a neat list of 
> Mac OS X clients.

Errr, have you tried typing 'MacOS' into the search box?


>
> I suspect what you actually want is to have some checkboxes at the top 
> to allow the suer to list, say, only clients which can run on Mac OS X 
> and Windows. 

Search box.

Will.


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