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Hi Bernhard, all,

Am Dienstag, 21. Juni 2011, 23:09:33 schrieb Bernhard Dippold:
This is a Free Software Project. As a design team, we will not need to
convince ourselves about this need to change the GUI (we all agree on
that), we will need to convince the people actually doing (and
financing) it - the developers and the companies paying them.

Even if a large group of developers are paid by companies, there is
another group coding on their own.

What we need are at least a few developers interested in UI design. If
we can convince them, our ideas will become code and finally find their
way into the product.

But if we can convince more than just a few developers by showing the
needs our users to the entire community, this would get more developers
interested and involved...

I am argueing towards a single position we, the UI team needs to come up 
with. This position needs to shared by the whole team, paid and voluntary 


I'd start with a gallery of the already presented mockups
(perhaps with a short description of their features) and then go through
this gallery and collect the single features for another gallery of UI
elements / positions / ideas as a basic tool for our overall concept.

I don't know if a gallery or a table would fit our needs better.

While a gallery is easier to create and maintain, a table allows to add
more fields than just one caption below each image.

With a gallery we probably need to go to the gallery entry's wiki pages
to get the necessary information.

A table (containing mid-size images in one of their columns) would allow
to add the features contained in the mockup, the rationale for each
specific design element (if existing) and many more information.

On the other hand it's harder to write than just to the gallery.

Could you take care of this? Important to me seems to be that commitments are 
licenced correctly and allow to show mocks, designs and even prototypes at 
the same time. Don't know which technical solution is best for this...


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