Christian Lohmaier wrote on 2013-04-10 13:44:
I absolutely hate it.
This might work when there would only be one single download, as since
lanugagepacks and/or help are separate, leaving the dowload page just
is a slap into the face of the user/me.
agreed, the fact that usually we have several downloads for users speaks
against the concept - didn't have that on my mind, but you are right.
Sadly, I see no real way of doing this nicely. We can open up a new
window, so the initial download offer is in one tab/window, and the
donate+download page in a second, so users could easily switch. But
then, people often dislike if new windows are opened.
I have no real solution to that, agreed. I'd like to give it a try to
see if it really brings massive improvements or not. When we see the
outcome, we can still decide what to do. The current way is nothing I'd
like to enforce, it's just a try, because we've been hearing quite often
that "ask for donation while the download runs" would bring massive
improvements, and other projects do this as well.
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