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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 03:11:09 GMT
Doug,

I agree, each product has good stuff.

Please capture and share any thoughts on the key areas where you feel we
could improve AOO's usability.

Regards,
Kevin


On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Doug Hovelson <doughovelson@msn.com>wrote:

>
> Interesting. I like both AOO and Symphony - Symphony is easier to use in
> my opinion. More limited, but still very good.
>
> Doug Hovelson
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> doughovelson@msn.com
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> 612-605-2296 Fax
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> Public Relations Specialist
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>  > Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 10:59:48 +0800
> > Subject: Re: Hello all, I'm Xin Li, the UX designer of Symphony
> > From: kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com
> > To: ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
> >
> > Doug,
> >
> > Good question.
> >
> > Last year, IBM announced that it would contribute Symphony code to the
> AOO
> > project. I'll defer to the business types to provide the full details.
> >
> > I can speak to the AOO user experience opportunties. When this code
> > contribution is available, there could be an opportunity to migrate or
> > merge any aspects of the user experience that compliment the existing AOO
> > offering and will enhance the AOO user experience. Hey, choice is good ;)
> >
> > Such enhancements, similar to any proposed AOO design enhancements, must
> be
> > focused on realizing our user's core use cases.
> >
> > Finally, all enhancements are subject to AOO community approval.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Kevin
> >
> > AOO User Experience Design
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Doug Hovelson <doughovelson@msn.com
> >wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Is Symphony being de-emphasized?
> > >
> > > Doug Hovelson
> > >
> > >
> > > doughovelson@msn.com
> > >
> > >
> > > 612-722-5501 Telephone
> > >
> > >
> > > 612-605-2296 Fax
> > >
> > >
> > > Public Relations Specialist
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Big Thunder Public Relationshttp://www.bigthunderpr.com
> > >
> > >
> > >  > Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 10:40:20 +0800
> > > > Subject: Re: Hello all, I'm Xin Li, the UX designer of Symphony
> > > > From: kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com
> > > > To: ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
> > > > CC: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > > >
> > > > Great 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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