Thank you for your reply, although we didn't not think of checking the email archive until recently.
I for one don't consider myself as "expert" in this field - especially
as contact for a university project - but perhaps one of the other team
members would be able and willing to serve as contact.
"expert in the field", we were not referring to top-level researchers
or developers, we are just looking for someone to act the client role ("client" is just a paperwork
term, no obligation attached): as long as one has got a few years of experience in the
area of UI design, it's good enough. The purpose of having such person
supervising this academic project is for us to have a relevant,
informative feedback/second opinion, and for us to learn from the
interaction of this experience. We will appreciate the effort of anyone
who is willing to help us on this project.
Currently we are
planning on making the renovation two stages: the first one is to create
side tool bar for better (wide) screen utilization (something like the one shown on
and the second to
have some "smart" algorithm to put only tools relevant to the user's
current intention in that bar. However, due to that the project has to
finish in almost exactly one-year's time (from today), during which we
will be in our fourth-year study or on internship, we doubt that we will
be able to reach the second stage. But we will try.
This would allow us to review your changes / new UI and implement them
(or at least some of them) to the main repository, if you can license
them under LGPL 3+ and MPL.
We will follow and use the LGPL3 and MPL licenses, and thank you for mentioning them.
Looking forward to your reply.
Xi, George, Kevin, Yu
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