Hi Jarda, Thank you for sharing the G+ community, I just joined and will check the discussions! I hope we can move to GH shortly, the new G+ UI is not so good for discussions.
On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:49 PM, Jaromir Coufal <jcou...@redhat.com> wrote: > Hi Toshi, > > it's great to meet you and thanks for support. What you mentioned here is > one of the issues: worse awareness of such an activity. Hopefully GH will > enhance this (as well as the other issues). Apart from being among other > projects, we can also help making it more visible with some note on > OpenStack pages / Horizon Launchpad then. > > Anyway, the G+ community is at following address: > https://plus.google.com/communities/100954512393463248122. If we agree here, > I'd like to move to GH as soon as possible, so we have all discussions, > proposals and materials archived there. > > Best > -- Jarda > > > On 2013/12/06 23:25, Toshiyuki Hayashi wrote: > > Hi Jarda, > > I'm Toshi, I'm also working on Horizon UI improvement (mainly network > topology view). I totally agree with you. > I've been wondering how to discuss the design ideas for Horizon, and I > think we need some documents such as a design guideline to keep > Horizon UI as a certain level of look&feel and interactions. > I believe your idea works very well for Horizon! > BTW, I didn't know the Google+ community for Horizon. Could you > please share the URL? > > On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 9:51 PM, Jaromir Coufal <jcou...@redhat.com> wrote: > > Hello Everybody! > > my name is Jarda (shortening from Jaromir) and I'm working on Horizon in a > way of improvement the UX. Couple of weeks ago, there was set up community > on Google+ to group UX related people to discuss designing issues. I think > it was really great idea to start this effort and I love to see all people > interested in helping Horizon being a better place. However, Google+ posts > and discussions don't work very well for broader discussions about design > issues, and I'd like to state here few examples of why I think so: > - Comments are very narrow (worse readability, long comments are really bad > supported). > - Comments don't include images support. > - There is no way where to store supportive materials. > - Nobody knows what issues are resolved, what are still active. > - No possibility to search for related topic (was this already discussed? Am > I the first one to ask this?). > - Notifications are also not from the best ones (activity of members just > slipped down); not big awareness. > > ... and I have little bit more troubles with using it for design > discussions. > But long story short - I'd like to propose using GitHub for storing > documentation and starting discussions related to UX of OpenStack (Horizon). > > In my opinion the best way to deal with UX in Horizon is to create a GitHub > repository "user_experience" within OpenStack account, store related > documentation in there and use GitHub Issues for discussions. Here are some > benefits: > * You can get subscribed to the repositoryor even just issue you are > interested in, so you get notifications on your mail or just online > (whatever works for you). > * Issues are grouping topics very well together so the discussion for the > topic stays at one place and everything is connected. > * Once the issue is solved we can close it (and it is archived). > * Issues have quite good options for text formatting. > * You can past image directly to the post. > * You can upload bigger temporary supportive materials to your forked > repository. > * The upstream repository itself can work as a good place to store UX > documentations for Horizon (wireframes, documents, guides, etc). > * What goes to the repository itself goes through pull-request process so we > can make sure that there are ideas which were publicly discussed and > accepted. > > Also, it provides better accessible way for any contributor, who is having > some UX related issue. Since "user_experience" repository would be placed > among other projects, it will be very easy to notice it and find this place > if I need such a help. So, it is more likely, that we will increase activity > and get more ideas together, also we enhance connecting developers and > design people together, if both are contributing. I see UX as another > project under OpenStack, though - sure - little bit different type of > project, but still a project. And if we manage to get this project active we > will definitely enhance resulting UX of Horizon, which is a goal. > > What do you think about this idea? Any thoughts? I'd be very happy to help > with setting this up so it works smoothly. > > Best > -- Jarda > jcoufal at #openstack-horizon > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~openstack > Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~openstack > More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp > > > > -- Toshiyuki Hayashi NTT Innovation Institute Inc. Tel:650-579-0800 ex4292 mail:haya...@ntti3.com _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~openstack Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~openstack More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp