Re: Web design [Was: Wanted: introductory page for all teams]
maybe you can use the debianart.org platform.
Dom, 2007-05-27 às 09:30 -0400, Kevin Mark escreveu:
> On Sun, May 27, 2007 at 11:35:26AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > On Sun, 27 May 2007, Frans Pop wrote:
> > >Yes, a complete redesign of the website is a herculean task, but
> > >contributing to specific pages or parts is trivial. OTOH, I expect that
> > >for a webdesign professional even a redesign would be quite manageable as
> > >AFAICT the technical structure of the website is not all that
> > >complicated.
> > What about a web design contest. Once we had a "not really appealing"
> > logo and solved this problem via a logo contest. I remember other
> > projects that did a contest for a good web design. Perhaps we might
> > solve a problem that no DD really wants to solve himself?
> > Kind regards
> I was pondering a few ideas:
> a) create a website mockup designs gallery where folks could submit
> screenshots of their designs
> b) create a mockup site where folks can use a copy of the website data
> with an apache instance and use that to display new design ideas so that
> the main site is not touched. maybe mockup.debian.net/~design1,
> mockup.debian.net/~design2, etc.
> virtual machines or virtual hosts?
> I percieve a lot of negative energy when random non-DD folks ask about
> helping out with a website re-design and that leads to folks 'heading
> for the exits'. If there was a place for folks to try stuff without
> messing with the actual infrastrure, it would allow folks to 'go crazy'
> with new and creative ideas with the benefit for DD's to feel 'safe'
> about not distroying 'important links' that users need and wouldn't lead
> to a revolt requring a GR.
> Any attempt that leads to a unilateral, perminent design change makes
> DD's go bonkers, or so it seems. So a mockup site would allow folks to
> see, comment and get used to a new design and build consesus without
> needing a GR. [funny how GR almost sounds like 'Grrrr' -- the sound of
> an angry DD ;-)]
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