[racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Dec 20 10:07:11 EST 2011

On Dec 20, 2011, at 8:08 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Matthias Felleisen
> <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>> I do NOT like pages that have text below my laptop screen 'fold'.
>> My eyes do glaze over. And I am off the page quickly.
> The important questions about this are:
> 1. Does it affect your attention to the "above-the-fold" text?

Usually yes, and usually negatively. 

> 2. Are you more likely to read "below-the-fold" text than text on
> another page that you have to click to?

I am more likely to dislike the entire site. 

> Most significantly, we should really really use Noel et al's Myna
> [http://mynaweb.com/] tool to test this empirically.

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