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On Sun, 2010-11-21 at 06:13 -0500, Marc Paré wrote:

I propose that we keep the "ideas" section, but that we have two 
internal sections: one section for "design related ideas" and another 
with "marketing-related ideas". This will keep it simple and both teams 
will be aware of what project have been suggested for both sides. This 
will keep us all tuned in.

I propose the above format as there are still some differing 
philosophical views on (...)
Design vs Marketing, yes.

If you apply some of the broader definitions, you can both conclude that
Design touches everything and also that Marketing touches everything.
Originally marketing may have been all about selling and design all
about look and haptics, but both are starting positions where you end up
covering the entire system if you run long enough.

What if we try to avoid both terms?
(if not combined with a more specific field)

* Steering (mission statement and strategy go here)
* Visual Identity (starting from the logo)
* Market Research
* Promotion (bound to have overlap with Visual Identity, sadly)
* Relations (could have an internal partner, called Community)
* Services (to outside the project)
* Documentation
* Infrastructure (contains website, similar to Services, but inside)
* UX Design (solely for the product)

A bit late for the lists, but the wiki is ductile, right?

Thorsten Wilms

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