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The site is infuriatingly opaque. #268
Picking up from https://twitter.com/whit537/status/240274858351665153
Yes, navigation is almost all of the problem. I had no idea there was an "about" page because there isn't an "about" link on the front page. Confusingly enough it only shows up as "about" on the pages you reach from the about page.
Thanks for taking my gripe seriously. =^)
Renaming the link to the about page as "about" probably won't cut it. The about page comes off to me sounding almost like Vooza marketing - all the 'gittip is like kickstarter but for people' stuff. Unfortunately I'm not the only one:
I think it should probably start off with some kind of simple no-nonsense summary at the very start in big letters:
"You pay x to y dollars per week to people based on github or twitter username"
Definitely reads better now. It's much clearer about the goal of people
On Tuesday, December 18, 2012, Chad Whitacre wrote: