[arch-dev-public] Get Arch Link
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 15:16:03 EST 2008
On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Jeff Mickey <jeff at archlinux.org> wrote:
> So in amazing zealot form, I've been telling my co-workers to download
> arch and install it!
> There has been one unfortunate reaction, with several of the people I
> told to download it. They never can find the "Get Arch" link in the
> upper right hand corner. It sounds stupid, but every one of them said
> they scanned for the "download link", didn't see it, and in one case
> just downloaded ubuntu. A lot of them also didn't seem to even look
> at the top row of links, they only looked down the right hand column
> of links. I think a lot of them were just looking for the word
> Maybe in the top "Welcome to Arch Linux!" blurb, we could put a link
> with the word _download_ in it? Or anywhere on the page? Just as
> long as the word download is there. It's ubiquitous across almost all
> sites with stuff to download.. except Arch.
Agreed. I've run into this personally once ("Ok, where is that damned
lin...oh there it is!"). Thayer? Any usability opinions here?
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