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Hi! I've seen your [http://xfs.org/index.php?title=Main_Page&diff=2356&oldid=2256 edit] to "De-pretty/complicate the page" and I don't understand why you did that? Don't we want our wiki to be pretty too? I don't think the page was overly complicated, just a few boxes so that one does not have to scroll down, as the page gets longer and longer. -- [[User:Ckujau|Ckujau]] 06:02, 12 October 2011 (UTC)
 
Hi! I've seen your [http://xfs.org/index.php?title=Main_Page&diff=2356&oldid=2256 edit] to "De-pretty/complicate the page" and I don't understand why you did that? Don't we want our wiki to be pretty too? I don't think the page was overly complicated, just a few boxes so that one does not have to scroll down, as the page gets longer and longer. -- [[User:Ckujau|Ckujau]] 06:02, 12 October 2011 (UTC)
  
First, I apologize if I've overstepped.  That was not my intention.  I did try to add [http://xfs.org/index.php?title=Main_Page&diff=2357&oldid=2356 a link and header] before the edit to which you referred.  When added, the system generated table of contents overlapped the "custom box divisions".  I added these two edits as two separate edits in case someone wanted to reimplement the "prettiness."  I do believe these "prettiness" additions raise the bar for entry, that is not needed, for people trying to add content to the page. -- [[User:J3gum|J3gum]] 14:21, 12 October 2011 (UTC)
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:First, I apologize if I've overstepped.  That was not my intention.  I did try to add [http://xfs.org/index.php?title=Main_Page&diff=2357&oldid=2356 a link and header] before the edit to which you referred.  When added, the system generated table of contents overlapped the "custom box divisions".  I added these two edits as two separate edits in case someone wanted to reimplement the "prettiness."  I do believe these "prettiness" additions raise the bar for entry, that is not needed, for people trying to add content to the page. -- [[User:J3gum|J3gum]] 14:21, 12 October 2011 (UTC)
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::No apology needed. I appreciate your addition and I agree that every formatting syntax (Mediawiki-syntax or HTML) inbetween context can confuse people who just want to add context. But the [[Main_Page]] is somewhat special, IMHO. It's an overview of the most important pages and I think we need to keep it somewhat organized and not every page needs to be on the front page. Otherwise we could just redirect to [[Special:AllPages]] :-) Every other page on this wiki needs only little formatting (just bullet points ("*") and paragraphs ("=="). I'd like to re-pretty the [[Main_Page]] again and keep [{{SERVER}}/index.php?title=Main_Page&action=watch watching] the page so if another additon mangles the "prettyness" I'll gladly fix it. Thanks. -- [[User:Ckujau|Ckujau]] 20:59, 12 October 2011 (UTC)

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De-pretty/complicate the page?

Hi! I've seen your edit to "De-pretty/complicate the page" and I don't understand why you did that? Don't we want our wiki to be pretty too? I don't think the page was overly complicated, just a few boxes so that one does not have to scroll down, as the page gets longer and longer. -- Ckujau 06:02, 12 October 2011 (UTC)

First, I apologize if I've overstepped. That was not my intention. I did try to add a link and header before the edit to which you referred. When added, the system generated table of contents overlapped the "custom box divisions". I added these two edits as two separate edits in case someone wanted to reimplement the "prettiness." I do believe these "prettiness" additions raise the bar for entry, that is not needed, for people trying to add content to the page. -- J3gum 14:21, 12 October 2011 (UTC)
No apology needed. I appreciate your addition and I agree that every formatting syntax (Mediawiki-syntax or HTML) inbetween context can confuse people who just want to add context. But the Main_Page is somewhat special, IMHO. It's an overview of the most important pages and I think we need to keep it somewhat organized and not every page needs to be on the front page. Otherwise we could just redirect to Special:AllPages :-) Every other page on this wiki needs only little formatting (just bullet points ("*") and paragraphs ("=="). I'd like to re-pretty the Main_Page again and keep watching the page so if another additon mangles the "prettyness" I'll gladly fix it. Thanks. -- Ckujau 20:59, 12 October 2011 (UTC)
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