[scribus-dev] Scribus GUI

Oleksandr Moskalenko malex at scribus.net
Sun May 6 16:26:11 UTC 2012

On May 5, 2012, at 5:17 AM, Louis Desjardins wrote:

> Hi,
> The Scribus GUI has been discussed intensively at LGM in Vienna.
> I think we need a home for GUI discussions and development and I suggest we create gui.scribus.net
> I suggest we enlarge the Scribus core team and include into it non-coders such as Cédric, Claudia, Ale (well, Ale is a coder...!), myself and possibly others who are interested in Scribus in general and in the GUI in particular and who are ready to give time and effort to improve the program.
> Also, I suggest that we very soon organise a work session with GUI specialist Peter Sikking who has offered to help us.
> This work session could take place in July at RMLL or sooner and elsewhere if we do a partially remote meeting using Skype or other means. That way, I and Peter Linnell could participate even if the meeting is to take place in Europe.
> Scribus needs care.
> Louis

The user experience initiative seems like a great idea. I wonder what the use case is for the ux.scribus.net. If it is intended to be a place to share information and co-develop plans perhaps that can be accommodated as a separate section in the wiki with ux.scribus.net url pointing to it in a way docs.scribus.net now points to a wiki section. I can set up a new "UX" namespace and create a group that contributors to this project will be members of if really necessary. I am not even sure any access controls are needed as we can revert bad edits in the wiki easily. Please elaborate on the ux.s.n usage if you'd be so kind. Will any other infrastructure be needed beyond a collaborative web space and a source repository? It seems to me that a front page, a wiki "UX" namespace, a git repository, and the scribus-dev mailing list are the necessary and sufficient components.



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