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From "John D. Ament" <john.d.am...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] What the new Status info looks like
Date Sat, 10 Jun 2017 19:21:24 GMT
On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 12:24 PM Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> There are few usability issues.
>
> For the actions on a particular row, the double click is highly
> unconventional. That is evidenced by the fact that you have to tell people
> how to do it. I would suggest having a pull down on each row or use the
> standard sort of select,act style of interface where each row can be
> selected and there are several action buttons at top or bottom.
>
> I also find that the + buttons don't work. Instead of allowing me to add
> something, the inexplicably turn into search boxes. It isn't clear what is
> being searched since the box appears after all the other data. It would
> make more sense if the + were slightly outside the content list and
> clicking it caused a number of text entries to appear that allow me to
> enter required information.
>
>
Agreed on both parts.  The roster tool side of this needs a bit of UX.
I've created https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WHIMSY-99 for the roster
tool.


> I also find that the podling proposal link look like a content header
> because it is soooo close to the green explanation for how to add things.
> Removing the usage documentation (because it should be superfluous if the
> UI is properly discoverable) would allow this link to make more sense, but
> I would still want a separation from textual content and the list of
> people.
>
>
Agreed.  That was my first attempt to put something in, I wasn't sure where
it was going to go, and completely forgot about it until you mentioned it
now.

I'm thinking to add a bit to Podling Status to indicate the start date
(established) and proposal link.


>
>
> On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 5:20 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > I've put together a few podling status pages based on where some podlings
> > are, to demonstrate what it could look like.
> >
> > Juneau: https://whimsy.apache.org/roster/ppmc/juneau
> > AriaTosca: https://whimsy.apache.org/roster/ppmc/ariatosca
> > OpenWhisk: https://whimsy.apache.org/roster/ppmc/openwhisk
> >
> > These are just a couple of examples.  Some things I still feel are
> missing:
> >
> > - List of repositories.  For github it's easy, we can just link to a
> > search.  Can't say the same for ASF hosted (yet)
> > - Migration.  Haven't decided what I want to support, but the yaml files
> > are out there in
> >
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/public/trunk/content/podlings/
> > if
> > anyone wants to edit theirs
> > - Anything missing?
> > - Do we need public access, or is committer access OK?
> >
>

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