My main point is: Keep it simple . Drupal and all its modules offer us cerntainly more than we can imagine, but if the site offers us to many choices it is hard to find your way
As an example: there are Google anaytics for this forum, do we really need those?
More specific remarks:
- as I have already said: news is now on the part of the screen that attracks most attention. Better reserve that for what you think is most important. News is an aside (although useful)
- Further to the issue of simplicity and too many choices: I just checked if I could contribute to the flow of the conversion in the CIARD CMTF and for my potential contribution I could choose between Blog entry, Forum topic,Book page, Event, News item and Wiki content. So would it be a blog entry, a forum topic, or wiki content? I just wanted to say something (well, I have not made up my mind yet what to say so it is not too late :=))
- A minor issue: it took me some time to get accustomed to the way this forum displays threads, it is just a bit indented.