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From "Eli Stevens (Gmail)" <wickedg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Create an account for designers to contribute to CouchDB
Date Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:36:52 GMT
It would be helpful for me (and perhaps others, I think) if more
examples/details were given about the intended audience and use.

The emphasis on screenshots makes me suspect that "design" means
"UI/CHI/visual design" rather than "software architecture," but it's
still not clear exactly what would be considered on-topic for the
proposed space (Fauxton? Couchapps? Anything with a CouchDB backend?).

To my old-fashioned MVC brain, the model is separated from the view by
the controller, which means that the choice of backing store doesn't
impact the UI much. What criteria could I use to know if my project is
on topic?

I'm mostly interested because I'd like to know if I should lurk there
too or not.  :)

Thanks,
Eli

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 8:41 AM, Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com> wrote:
> Good morning, Michelle!
>
> That's really good idea to choose better platform for target audience
> which simplifies main use cases. Should be interesting experiment (:
>
> The problem could be with the policy that all the ASF project
> discussions should happens on ASF mailing lists. So, with using
> thirdparty service, we need to workaround this somehow. That means
> don't throw too far away your idea with design@ ML.
>
> Cannot say anything good or bad about medium or else platform, but +1
> such turn of events.
>
> --
> ,,,^..^,,,
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 6:19 PM, Michelle Phung <michellep@apache.org> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I would like to open an account on a platform for CouchDB designers, design advocates,
and design enthusiasts.
>>
>> It is a place to discuss all things design related with respect to CouchDB.
>> It could be a good place for people to learn about design.
>>
>> there are some design threads on github, which let people comment, and it supports
inline comments with screenshots, but maybe some designers are not on github.
>>
>> medium.com is another option.
>>
>> more ideas?
>>
>> Michelle Phung

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