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

Alex Clark aclark at aclark.net
Tue Sep 4 18:57:43 UTC 2012


Hi,

On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 12:36 PM, Wyn Williams <heywyn at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Hello Alex
> Not sure where that came from bro :) I did not really want to jump in
> I was just helping out, it is about a leadership consensus and I am
> not volunteering for that - I do have an opinion though.
>
> Really it is emails like that at this stage that just make me
> facepalm, there is no need for a CV - this is not a competition or a
> job interview, just good Plone peeps getting shit done.
>


I am confused and I don't like being confused :-) That's all.


Alex





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> On 09/04/2012 07:24 PM, Alex Clark wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 11:45 AM, Elizabeth Leddy
> > <elizabeth.leddy at gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> >> 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.
> >>
> >
> >
> > Plone.com stakeholders: do you want clear and consistent cat
> > herding? If so, I'm available to help. What I'm not interested in
> > is putting together a group of folks to accomplish some tasks and
> > then having the project taken in a totally different direction by
> > other helpers. Let me be clear: I want to help. I don't want to
> > participate in a power struggle.
> >
> > I have a proven track record for clear and concise communication,
> > leadership, and results. While I know Liz and Wyn are very well
> > meaning, and I very much LOVE them personally (and they both have
> > similar track records as I) :-), I find their contributions here a
> > bit off-putting. Sorry to be blunt, but my patience with this is at
> > an end, too. I generally don't contribute to avoid exactly this
> > type of conflict. But I thought the project was "dead", as
> > indicated by Matt and I don't want to see it fail.
> >
> > Bottom line: who is going to cat herd this? I have volunteered and
> > can deliver results. Why are "other cat herders" now joining and
> > changing the focus? To me, this seems both disrespectful and
> > harmful to any forward motion. Everyone, please try to be
> > respectful of everyone else's contributions. We all have opinions.
> > Results are the only thing that matters here.
> >
> > Liz, Wyn, are you now leading the group? If so, please do me the
> > courtesy of stating your intentions plainly as I have done. And
> > save me the time of stepping up to lead, only to have to fight for
> > that leadership.
> >
> >
> >
> > Respectfully,
> >
> >
> >
> > Alex
> >
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> >>
> >> Liz
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> >>>
> >>> []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
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> _______________________________________________ Plone-com
> >>>> mailing list Plone-com at lists.plone.org
> >>>> http://lists.plone.org/mailman/listinfo/plone-com
> >>>>
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