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-3:23 Wednesday, 20 Sept 2006 (EST)    [[User:Dmmanley|Dave Manley]] (seneManley)
That is so cool! It's hilarious! I like this! Let's hear from the other folks!
-15:44 Wednesday, 20 Sept 2006 (EST)    [[User:Elichak|Elizabeth Chak]] (elichak)
Yup, this is pretty nice and funny. I say we use it!
-19:00 Thursday, 20 Sept 2006 (EST)    [[User:Mdsouza|Mark D'Souza]] (mdsouza)
Awesome (dave)
== My GIMP masterpiece ==
--[[User:Pcvitori|Pcvitori]] 10:14, 22 September 2006 (EDT)
Nice.. im liking both of them. We need to setup a panel of judges!
--[[User:Mylau|mylau]] 10:56, 22 September 2006 (EDT)
Wow, love this logo
This is for you Phill
[[Image:mozLogo2.png]]Transparent for current layout
[[Image:mozLogo3.png]]Transparent blue for your layout
WOW.. Dejan, VERY NICE!!! I love the transparent one!!!
--[[User:Elichak|Liz Chak (elichak)]] 01:31, 29 September 2006 (EDT)
== MoeZilla & Seneca ==
Old seneca logo + Mozilla logo + transparency = 1337|\|355
We have a winner! (pstdenis)
Nice, but isnt that part of the rec. logo, not seneca? From what i remember, the seneca logo is just plain text with a red background.
--[[User:Pcvitori|Pcvitori]] 09:43, 22 September 2006 (EDT)
Nevermind.. i was just told its the old logo. Good stuff!
--[[User:Pcvitori|Pcvitori]] 09:45, 22 September 2006 (EDT)
== Adding a Favicon ==
Just thought it would be cool to add a favicons for our wiki site that would display in the browser address bar when the page is visited and/or in the browser bookmarks menu.
Here are three 32x32 samples created based on the new wiki logo:
[[Image:Favicon.PNG]]  -  Main wiki logo version.
[[Image:Favicon2.PNG]]  -  Transparent blue without text.
[[Image:Favicon3.PNG]]  -  Transparent with wrap around text.
Favicons may also have scrolling text and may even be animated. However, since the wiki only allows .PNG uploads I could not upload those samples.
- 03:27 Thursday, 28 Sept 2006 (EST)    [[User:Sherman|Sherman Fernandes]] (sjfern)
Sherman, this is such a great idea. However, the admins dont have access to zenit just yet (our wiki is moved to zenit) so we will only be able to set this up when we get the access.
- 20:38 Sunday, 01 Oct 2006 (EST)    [[User:Elichak|Liz Chak]] (elichak)
I like #2. I don't think animation would be useful for something so small though.
- [[User:Bhearsum|bhearsum]] 20:59, 1 October 2006 (EDT)
Would it be possible to fill up the whole 32X32 pixels with a bigger version of the icon (don't worry about the text, we wouldn't be able to see it anyways)
-- 16:45 Monday 02 Oct 2006 (EST)    [[User:Elichak|Liz Chak]] (elichak)
I think that's a good idea Liz. Maybe just scale it up and have the blue fade touch all the edges?
[[User:Bhearsum|bhearsum]] 17:05, 2 October 2006 (EDT)
=New CONTENT Template=
The last proposed CONTENT template for the main page wasn't well accepted, so here is another try on the CONTENT template (thanks bhearsum for your contribution):
[[New Main Page | New CONTENT Template]]
-- 21:13 Monday, Oct 02 2006 [[User:Elichak|Liz Chak (elichak)]]
== Customizable Sidebar ==
I found an extension for mediawiki that allows a user-customizable sidebar
I'm finding myself clicking the same links over and over to get to my most commonly used pages. Would anyone else use this?
- [[User:Bhearsum|bhearsum]] 20:12, 4 October 2006 (EDT)
i'd like that, as long as i don't have to spend more than 5 minutes figuring out how to use it -andrew
== Move News ==
I moved the news to a separate page. Some of the links are getting long in the tooth (though still important), and the CBC news anchor with her mouth half-open had been on the front page for quite a while.
Moving the news to a separate page makes the Content area more prominent. However, it also makes the page look less interesting, so we should consider ways of improving the visual appeal of the front page.
== New front page ==
New front page installed yesterday after a number of consultations. Main features:
* More compact format, based on Wikipedia front page
* Colour styled to match OpenSource@Seneca logo
* Uses templates for Events and Planet Feed
* Fast-nav links for current courses and communities with which we're involved
* Brief explanation of what CDOT is
* Re-branded under the CDOT name
* "Main Page" top-level heading removed via CSS
We should consider migrating from the OpenSource@Seneca logo to a CDOT logo at some point.
--[[User:Chris Tyler|Chris Tyler]] 09:46, 24 February 2009 (EST)
== Added Logos ==
I added the logos for the 5 projects/communities we work with to the bottom of the front page. '''Note that due to Trademark guidelines, we're required to hyperlink the Fedora logo to'''.
--[[User:Chris Tyler|Chris Tyler]] 19:48, 24 February 2009 (EST)

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