Pictures on a Web Page
Stan Pope (StanDCmr@AOL.COM)
Wed, 23 Jul 1997 11:44:09 -0400
re: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 From: Doug Adams <adamsdo@RADIKS.NET>
"As of now, I've adopted a first name, first letter of last name standard
when our roster is displayed. I've been in contact with several of our
parents, who don't necessarily feel comfortable with the idea...
...to do this on a majority vote, but this is not a topic to be decided on
...I would like pictures to help add content, ..."
Some aspects and their values:
1. Roster - probably not of great value... those who need to know, should
know from other sources... and they would need phone numbers...
something you would not usually post on your web site!
2. Recognition listing - this has value and accompanied by "action pix"
may be useful content and PR.
3. "Mug shots" - probably not of great value, and not very meaningful as
4. Group pix - again, probably not of great value.
5. Individual and group action pix - this is content! names optional.
As you say, "comfort" is an individual issue, so, within the confines of your
"page style", it makes sense for this to be an individual family decision for
themselvs and their sons.
As webmaster, how about proposing this to your unit committee:
1. Your page style, including, in particular, the "identification options"
that you propose to use.
2. A "family preference form" thru which each family can express, in
advance, whether full names, partial names, identification within group
pix, individual pix may be included.
I think that I would not include an option regarding incidental appearance
in a group action picture.
Stan Pope (Lilchpin Elangomat)
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