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It's interesting stuff, but I don't think it's all that relevant to most people who visit this page. I think we should either remove the link outright or find a better place for it. Thoughts? Djspiewak.gmail.com 14:01, 15 April 2008 (EDT)

New Homepage Look

The eclipse.org homepage has changed its overall LAF to be significantly less colorful and far more subdued. The colors on this page need to be updated accordingly, along with potentially some feel enhancements (rounded corners anyone?). I'll take a crack at it as soon as time allows. Djspiewak.gmail.com 21:39, 20 January 2009 (UTC)

Ok, the basics are in place. I've changed the colors to be a bit less garish, blended things together a bit and added rounded corners everywhere. I think it looks a lot better than what we've currently got, but who am I to judge? Have a look. Djspiewak.gmail.com 23:44, 20 January 2009 (UTC)

New look has been pushed out. Feel free to add complaints here! Djspiewak.gmail.com 16:15, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

Where's Indigo?

I was hoping to see some link to Indigo (as a work in progress) on the main page but there's no such a link. How about adding it?

- It's a wiki. You add it ;-) -- Wayne

Lock this page

From time to time, some users make inappropriate edits to this page. Changes to the home page are bad because it makes the whole wiki look silly and it causes notifications to be sent to users that have it on their watchlist. On Wikipedia they prevent this kind of abuse (intentional or accidental) by locking the page. I think the same should be done here. If locking the page seems extreme, there are Mediawiki extensions that disable edits by users that aren't in certain authorization groups, haven't contributed enough valid edits, or haven't been a member for a minimum amount of time. --Lance E Sloan 14:52, 14 October 2011 (UTC)

-1. We monitor this page pretty closely and clean up the graffiti pretty quickly. I'd rather not sacrifice community access for occasional inconvenience. -- Wayne

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