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From Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hello all, I'm Xin Li, the UX designer of Symphony
Date Thu, 10 May 2012 03:03:37 GMT
Joe,

Thanks for the feedback.

Agreed, one team is best.

Regards,
Kevin

User Experience Designer



On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>wrote:

> From my perspective it's been a welcome change from the old way
> to see this PPMC operate as one big team, and not as a collection
> of little fiefdoms breaking up bits of control over various bits of the
> codebase.
>
> Apache projects work best IME when there are no boundaries for
> committers to cross when working on different aspects of the tree.
> It has been a successful experiment to date with this PPMC AFAICT,
> so lets not start setting up interior walls and barriers between
> contributors.
>
> A UX-focused interest group?  Why not.  But a User Experience Design
> Team?  Let's avoid promoting that idea please.  The only teams we should
> talk about are the group of committers or the PPMC.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com>
> > To: ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
> > Cc: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 10:40 PM
> > Subject: Re: Hello all, I'm Xin Li, the UX designer of Symphony
> >
> >G reat to see such interest and passion in UX. We're excitied to
> > reinvigorate the UX effort and look forward to everyone's contribution.
> >
> > Any enhancements to the AOO UI and user experience moving forward,
> whether
> > adopted from the Symphony code base, opportunities for improvement
> > identified from AOO user feedback, or great ideas from within the AOO
> > community will need to compliment the existing offering, align with our
> > user's needs and criteria for success. We will subscribe to a
> user-centered
> > design methodology.
> >
> > Product development requires a balance of exploitation and incremental
> > enhancement of the existing code base, while exploring new and innovative
> > implementations. Together we can define such balance.
> >
> > UX is currently refreshing the UX wiki, and will send out link to the
> > updated pages and new UX work products soon.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Kevin
> >
> > AOO User Experience Design
> >
>

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