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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New reporter UI
Date Sun, 18 Jun 2017 09:07:20 GMT
Compliance to house styles is something that takes time! And we are working
with volunteers.

You're mistaken, Whimsy is not just a PMC only tool.

The (incubating)t projects have different approaches for their
(semi-static) project pages is understandable, but they do have mandatory
elements. And yes, I understood from discussions here and elsewhere that
discussions were underway to have a more unified approach for ASF sites and
tooling. So you could say it has already brought forward.

Best regards,

Pierre Smits

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On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 10:59 AM, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org> wrote:

> On 06/18/2017 10:52 AM, Pierre Smits wrote:
> > A House Style is more about branding and overall UX than whether it is
> for
> > just static pages (the web site as you call it) or a dynamic web pages
> with
> > a tabbed interface (also applied in a web site).
> >
> > It is also about colour schemas, imagery, etc. You can take a hint from:
> >
> >    1. https://incubator.apache.org/ngtest/
> >    2. https://whimsy.apache.org
>
> Whimsy (an ASF tool) doesn't use the same style as www.apache.org,
> whereas the incubator site (a public facing page) does. Our main comdev
> site also doesn't use the same style as www.a.o.
>
> This is a PMC-only tool, so I don't see where the branding comes into
> play. Furthermore, we have no mandatory house style, nor do I believe we
> should have one. Every project has their own style, and should be
> allowed to do so.
>
> If you feel very strongly about brightening the CSS, feel free to do so.
>
> With regards,
> Daniel.
>
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Pierre Smits
> >
> > ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>
> > OFBiz based solutions & services
> >
> > OFBiz Extensions Marketplace
> > http://oem.ofbizci.net/oci-2/
> >
> > On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 10:32 AM, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On 06/18/2017 10:29 AM, Pierre Smits wrote:
> >>> Hi Daniel,
> >>>
> >>> Is there no intention to bring it in sync with the house style of the
> >> ASF?
> >>
> >> If you mean www.apache.org, they serve different purposes and the style
> >> reflects that. I don't see how you would "style" it the same way.
> >> I've tried to get it closer, color-wise, this time, but it's not gonna
> >> be a 100% match.
> >>
> >> One is a tabbed interface (for a reason), the other is a web site with a
> >> menu (also for a reason). Using the same menu for the reporter tool
> >> would arguably make browsing very sluggish.
> >>
> >> With regards,
> >> Daniel.
> >>
> >>>
> >>> Best regards,
> >>>
> >>> Pierre Smits
> >>>
> >>> ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>
> >>> OFBiz based solutions & services
> >>>
> >>> OFBiz Extensions Marketplace
> >>> http://oem.ofbizci.net/oci-2/
> >>>
> >>> On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 10:06 AM, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi folks,
> >>>> I've been working on a new UI for the reporter tool today, and I think
> >>>> it's coming together nicely. The new UI can be seen at
> >>>> https://reporter.apache.org/ng.html and should prove to be less
> >>>> clunky/flashy compared to the old one.
> >>>>
> >>>> Unless I hear otherwise, I'll change this to be the default UI for the
> >>>> reporter tool in a few days. Comments, feedback etc is of course very
> >>>> welcome!
> >>>>
> >>>> With regards,
> >>>> Daniel.
> >>>>
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