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From Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New reporter UI
Date Sun, 18 Jun 2017 09:13:02 GMT
On 06/18/2017 11:07 AM, Pierre Smits wrote:
> Compliance to house styles is something that takes time! And we are working
> with volunteers.

Compliance implies policy. There is no style policy for our web sites.

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

I did not say that, I said it's an ASF 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.

While there are mandatory elements (the apache logo and certain links
and disclaimers), there is no mandatory style for sites.

But, again, if you feel you can enhance the CSS, you are welcome to do so.

With regards,
Daniel.
> 
> 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
>>>
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>>> OFBiz based solutions & services
>>>
>>> OFBiz Extensions Marketplace
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>>>
>>> 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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