I think the most important thing you guys at edX can and should do is move to your own externally managed (private repo) theme.
This will both reduce the likely-hood of other sites/instances using your color scheme/trademarks, and also make sure you understand the pain themers have to go through. On Monday, October 17, 2016 at 9:36:57 AM UTC-7, Shauna Gordon-McKeon wrote: > > Hello everyone, > > In the couple of months since I’ve joined edX, I’ve heard a lot of > discussion in the community about theming. Given the level of interest in > and trouble with theming, we’ve decided to go beyond dealing with each > problem on a case by case basis, and see if we can address some of the > underlying issues - together. > > We have a pretty solid understanding of the main issues with theming > (summarized here) and a decent sense of what’s important to you, but we’d > like to get a more systematic sense of your priorities. To that end, we’ve > created a survey: http://bit.ly/2dZwVmP. If you care at all about > theming, please fill it out! > > If the survey indicates enough interest, we’re going to launch a working > group to tackle these problems within the next couple of weeks. Of course, > “launching a working group” is something we’re also trying to clarify and > redefine, so I understand if some of you feel a little in the dark about > what the next steps actually will be. The very short version is “we’ll > work with the community to improve our design and implementation plans for > to reflect your needs and priorities, and then some combination of edX > teams and Open edX community members will implement those changes”. If > you’re interested in helping define how working groups work, please check > out the discussion here: > https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B3zTtL4g1F9a98DGCAIoRHZc50K26sroLgjPf7lRICo > > As always, please feel free to ask questions, give feedback, etc. > > Best > > Shauna > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "General Open edX discussion" group. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/edx-code/52412af9-0126-4e06-aedb-a148bf1127b0%40googlegroups.com.