[Plone-com] We need a new modern theme for plone.com.

Armin Stroß-Radschinski developer at acsr.de
Tue Sep 4 17:51:35 UTC 2012


Sorry my mail did it not on the list (wrong sender), thanks for  
quoting this.
Armin

Am 04.09.2012 um 18:31 schrieb Elizabeth Leddy:

> We have two points without leadership currently: design and content.  
> I think Andres/TV1 can handle design. I really think that Armin  
> (perhaps with the help of Plone Munich?) would be a great lead on  
> content. Armin- would you be willing to lead everyone and get this  
> content stuff together? Anyone have objections to that? If the two  
> of you can coordinate at a high level then spread info down to  
> everyone else helping it would be amazing.
>
> Two cents on getting started:
> Step one is to set up a collaborative space for working on docs. Set  
> some targets for when to get things done and set up some calls than  
> anyone can join in and help. Without deadlines (fake or otherwise)  
> this project is going to turn into a squabble fest. Also, there is  
> money set aside for this project. Find out what's available and  
> think about how to use it.
>
> Most importantly, I shit you not, this will not work unless this  
> project goes ahead with a commitment to transparency. Communicate  
> often and openly. Please :) (You only get a please with a smiley  
> face once).
>
> For starters - live convo is now in #plone.com.
>
> Liz
>
> On Sep 4, 2012, at 9:03 AM, Armin Stroß-Radschinski wrote:
>
>> The only request that I have related to Plone.com, is that it works  
>> for the job (and that is not an objective). If they step up and can  
>> create a fast solution, we should get a grip on that. Is there the  
>> targetgroup definition in place? Do we have a moodchart where to go  
>> for emotionally? This should be a suggestion for a professional  
>> starting point for them, but not be part of a discussion.
>>
>> With Plone and Diazo final finetuning is a snap. The quality should  
>> be state of the art and meet some expectations. If they (You!)  
>> could quickly write up some points they can meet with success, it  
>> would help a lot to gain speed.
>>
>> Good design can let you feel the quality of the product. This is  
>> not a matter of eye candy. We should aim at that and it should be a  
>> little "Plonish". I still wear my Plone Conf shirts from 2004 by  
>> clearnoodle design at night. And I sleep well ;-)
>>
>> This is the only points I have in mind. The rest is CONTENT and  
>> content rules!
>>
>> Very important (from disasters in the past with other projects, aka  
>> ZOPE): Make sure all rights of the design are fully transferred to  
>> the Plone Foundation and there is no "Reservation" attitude for  
>> design decisions in the follow up.
>>
>>
>> No worry, It is just the contemporary appearance!
>>
>> Armin
>>
>> Am 04.09.2012 um 17:45 schrieb Elizabeth Leddy:
>>
>>> On Sep 4, 2012, at 8:05 AM, André Nogueira wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> We talk a lot about plone.com with one of our partners during Plone
>>>> Symposium South America, and this company offered to do the  
>>>> Design for
>>>> new plone.com.  The company is TV1.com, they have designed all  
>>>> major
>>>> governments Plone websites here in Brazil, like:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.planalto.gov.br
>>>> http://www.brasil.gov.br
>>>> http://www.brasil.gov.br/enfrentandoocrack
>>>>
>>>> They are very interested in contribute with Plone, and this a great
>>>> way to contribute.
>>>>
>>>> If no one is against the idea, I can start the process with them  
>>>> immediately.
>>>> All we need to do is organize all information we have and all we  
>>>> need
>>>> in our nem website.
>>>
>>> I don't see any reason why this shouldn't be done. Can any one  
>>> come up with objections? Not only does it save us time but it  
>>> gives them a chance to give back.
>>>
>>> As far as marketing material, Rose, Armin, Derrick - do you feel  
>>> comfortable writing this stuff or is this something that we should  
>>> seriously consider farming out? My unfortunate educated guess is  
>>> that nothing really exists yet but please correct me if I'm wrong.
>>>
>>> Liz
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> []s
>>>>
>>>> Andre Nogueira
>>>> andre at simplesconsultoria.com.br
>>>> Simples Consultoria
>>>> www.simplesconsultoria.com.br
>>>> Tel. (11) 3898-2121
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 11:28 AM, Alex Clark <aclark at aclark.net>  
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> As far as I can tell, this has not been discussed so:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Who wants to donate a new-modern-theme to the plone.com project?  
>>>>> To get
>>>>> started, we're going to use the existing plone.org theme
>>>>> (http://pypi.python.org/pypi/plonetheme.ploneorg) but we hope to  
>>>>> replace
>>>>> that with something better/newer later. If you have any ideas,  
>>>>> please let us
>>>>> know. Ideally the theme requirements would be something like:
>>>>>
>>>>> Based on Twitter bootstrap (but does not appear to be based on  
>>>>> bootstrap,
>>>>> please)
>>>>> Responsive (included with bootstrap)
>>>>> Diazo-powered
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> But any and all theme donations will be considered and  
>>>>> appreciated.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Alex
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Alex Clark · http://pythonpackages.com
>>>>>
>>>>>
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