Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-26 Thread Michael Wilson
Chris Kennon wrote: I've adopted the philosophy, drop down menus are a surrogate for detailed Information Architecture. Sub-navigation should be introduced on internal pages to navigate sub-sections. Before passing this along to clients as mantra, I thought seeking the advice of the

[WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-25 Thread Chris Kennon
Hi, I've adopted the philosophy, drop down menus are a surrogate for detailed Information Architecture. Sub-navigation should be introduced on internal pages to navigate sub-sections. Before passing this along to clients as mantra, I thought seeking the advice of the participants of the

Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-25 Thread Christian Montoya
On 11/25/05, Chris Kennon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I've adopted the philosophy, drop down menus are a surrogate for detailed Information Architecture. Sub-navigation should be introduced on internal pages to navigate sub-sections. Before passing this along to clients as mantra, I

Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-25 Thread Jay Gilmore
I am with you on that. I don't feel that dropdowns are as user friendly as they could be. I think people should be directed to the information they are using by providing descriptive top level navigation, contextual linking and logical 2nd level navigation within the context of the related

Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-25 Thread Jon Tan
Chris Kennon wrote: I've adopted the philosophy, drop down menus are a surrogate for detailed Information Architecture. Sub-navigation should be introduced on internal pages to navigate sub-sections. Agreed under the assumption that you're not referring to navigating by select box. I

RE: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-25 Thread Stephen Stagg
of the page either as a menu or just inline. Stephen -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jon Tan Sent: 25 November 2005 20:46 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus] Chris Kennon wrote: I've adopted

Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-25 Thread Al Sparber
From: Jon Tan [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Friday, November 25, 2005 3:46 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus] Chris Kennon wrote: I've adopted the philosophy, drop down menus are a surrogate for detailed Information Architecture. Sub-navigation

Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-25 Thread Chris Kennon
Hi, When you say contextual linking you’re referring to sub-navigation appropriate to each sub-section? C On Nov 25, 2005, at 12:46 PM, Jon Tan wrote: IMO, they are often used instead of good contextual links, ** The discussion list

Re: [WSG] Casual Friday[Drop-Down Menus]

2005-11-25 Thread Chris Kennon
Hi, Never mind! I knew them as breadcrumbs. C On Nov 25, 2005, at 2:35 PM, Chris Kennon wrote: Hi, When you say contextual linking you’re referring to sub-navigation appropriate to each sub-section? C On Nov 25, 2005, at 12:46 PM, Jon Tan wrote: IMO, they are often used instead of