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From Richard Hirsch <hirsch.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: UI [once again]
Date Wed, 07 Oct 2009 09:57:25 GMT
Why don't you create a new branch. You may have to do some major
changes in html code.

D.

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 11:48 AM, Anne Kathrine Petterøe
<akpetteroe@gmail.com> wrote:
> The reason why I asked is because I was wondering if we should create a new
> UI branch so that we can keep the work that Mrinal did based on Bill's work?
>
> /Anne
>
> On 7. okt. 2009, at 11.29, Richard Hirsch wrote:
>
>> I worked on the second version that Mrinal made that was based on
>> Bill's ideas.  "Worked" -- I tried to adapt the messages page so that
>> it worked in lift. I was only partly successful. I would ignore my
>> changes to the messages.html page.
>>
>> The work on the UI that I have recently performed should still work
>> with Mrinal's initial version (the one in the screenshots).
>>
>> D.
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Anne Kathrine Petterøe
>> <akpetteroe@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I also think it would be best if we continued with the first prototype
>>> for
>>> now.
>>> Also because it will only need tweaking of the graphic files we already
>>> have.
>>>
>>> I have created a *very* general Jira-task "Finsih web UI"
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ESME-100 and included it in Release
>>> 1.0.
>>> There are screenshots of the TechEd prototype as well the mockup of the
>>> message screen, mainly so that David can see what we would like to build.
>>>
>>> Dick, which branch have you worked in when you have done changes to the
>>> UI?
>>> Mrinal's UI branch?
>>>
>>> /Anne
>>>
>>> On 7. okt. 2009, at 10.23, Richard Hirsch wrote:
>>>
>>>> Mrinal did 2 prototypes - one for the TechEd and one that was based on
>>>> Bill's ideas. I'd like to be able to use Mrinal's first prototype for
>>>> this first release and then move this UI to the prototype with Bill's
>>>> design in the second release.
>>>>
>>>> What we have to remember is that the first UI prototype was based on
>>>> the old ESME where there was little separation between UI and scala
>>>> code  - this probably will lead to more wor to convert into the new
>>>> architecture.
>>>>
>>>> D.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Anne Kathrine Petterøe
>>>> <akpetteroe@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Dick,
>>>>> So your suggestion is that we continue with what Mrinal and you have
>>>>> worked
>>>>> on?
>>>>> With the sidebars (and accordion) from Bill's document?
>>>>>
>>>>> /Anne
>>>>>
>>>>> On 7. okt. 2009, at 09.22, Richard Hirsch wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Tried and it didn't work :-<
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We do have the html files now which is the most important thing.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> D.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 9:04 AM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks Mrinal - downloading now and will deploy soon.
>>>>>>> D.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Mrinal Wadhwa
>>>>>>> <mrinal.wadhwa@gmail.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Dick,
>>>>>>>> I have a few wars sitting on my server here
>>>>>>>> http://experiments.mrinalwadhwa.com/
>>>>>>>>  ... not sure what they have
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>> Mrinal
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 12:28 PM, Richard Hirsch
>>>>>>>> <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I looked for a working deplyoment with Mrinal's old war
file but
>>>>>>>>> I'm
>>>>>>>>> having some trouble - it appears to be broken for some
reason
>>>>>>>>> (http://esmecloudserver.dickhirsch.staxapps.net/).
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I've just finished committing a bunch of UI-related changes.
I've
>>>>>>>>> gotten most of the static strings out of the HTML files
and added
>>>>>>>>> tons
>>>>>>>>> of tabs to beautify our UI.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> The message page is still too ugly in my opinion to have
a
>>>>>>>>> releaseyet.
>>>>>>>>> I'd be satisfied with adding tabs for the "Your timeline",
"Public
>>>>>>>>> Timeline" and "Your followers" and beautifying the stuff
on the
>>>>>>>>> right
>>>>>>>>> hand side.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> D.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 12:35 AM, David Pollak
>>>>>>>>> <feeder.of.the.bears@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Simple == GoodShipping == Feature
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Let's make it as simple and clean as possible.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Anne Kathrine Petterøe
<
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> akpetteroe@gmail.com
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> I know we have had this discussion a thousand
times before, but
>>>>>>>>>>> there
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> seems
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> to be enough of us on the team to make a push
towards finishing
>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>> UI.
>>>>>>>>>>> Dave has some time on his hands, and I will try
to free up some
>>>>>>>>>>> time
>>>>>>>>>>> at
>>>>>>>>>>> work this week and next week. At least enough
time to finish the
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> graphics.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Before we start a push on the UI, I still think
we need to agree
>>>>>>>>>>> how
>>>>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>>>>> proceed with it.
>>>>>>>>>>> My idea is to do something simple, but functional,
and take it
>>>>>>>>>>> from
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> there.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> I think if we start building "Bill's UI" we will
never finish.
>>>>>>>>>>> (nothing
>>>>>>>>>>> wrong with the design, I am just thinking in
terms of the team
>>>>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>>>>> how
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> much
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> time we have available to build a UI)
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> I am thinking something in lines of the UI we
built for TechEd
>>>>>>>>>>> last
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> year.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Dick, do you still have the version with that
UI somewhere? If
>>>>>>>>>>> you
>>>>>>>>>>> do,
>>>>>>>>>>> could you deploy it to Stax so that Dave can
take a look at it?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> /Anne
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>> Lift, the simply functional web framework http://liftweb.net
>>>>>>>>>> Beginning Scala http://www.apress.com/book/view/1430219890
>>>>>>>>>> Follow me: http://twitter.com/dpp
>>>>>>>>>> Surf the harmonics
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>>
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