wiki re-org (Re: How to organize the reorderer family on the wiki?)
jess at jessmitchell.com
Thu Sep 11 15:23:09 UTC 2008
Boston, MA, USA
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On Sep 11, 2008, at 11:21 AM, erin yu wrote:
> Yes, and I believe Gary and Jonathan are working on the Layout
> Customizer and Inline Edit landing pages respectively using the
> template to inform us whether the template works well with an actual
> content and identify any additional improvements.
> I forgot to mention in yesterday's email another thing I discussed
> with Gary related to this topic. When there is a family of
> components, each child component should get a landing page (with
> screenshot, progress indicator and all), and the family should get a
> page as well (to include any dev-related pieces that pertain to the
> family of components as well as the family tree).
> So, hierarchically ... (see attachment)
> keeping in mind Lightbox and Layout Customizer might be renamed as
> Daphne suggests (Thumbnail Reorderer, Layout Reorderer), which will
> make more sense.
> On 11-Sep-08, at 9:47 AM, Jess Mitchell wrote:
>> So, what I'm hearing is the following:
>> Jonathan (all a's) volunteering to take on a clean-up of the
>> Components page http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Components
>> Erin working on a template for the individual component's top level
>> Daphne working on an easy template for the design top-level page
>> So, something like the following would happen hierarchically:
>> Components (all of them) landing page with representation of
>> families and little text but with clickable screen shots that take
>> you to the
>> Individual Component landing page
>> Individual Component Design top-level page.
>> Is that accurate?
>> Jess Mitchell
>> Boston, MA, USA
>> Project Manager / Fluid Project
>> jess at jessmitchell.com
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>> jabber: jessmitchell at gmail.com
>> On Sep 11, 2008, at 9:16 AM, Jonathan Hung wrote:
>>> I agree that we should group pages together that belong in a
>>> family. However, I'm cool on the idea of adding yet another layer
>>> on top of existing component pages.
>>> One idea would be to show the relationships in a hierarchy on the
>>> Components index page (http://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Components
>>> ). At the same time, make it clear on a component child page that
>>> it belongs to a larger family of components. This could be
>>> reinforced through a side panel again indicating the hierarchy /
>>> relationships with components.
>>> - Jonathan.
>>> PS. I've noticed my name is being typoed in the email address
>>> line. There is no "o" in my name, a's all the way! :)
>>> Jonathan Hung / jonathan.hung at utoronto.ca
>>> University of Toronto - ATRC
>>> Tel: (416) 946-3002
>>> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Jess Mitchell <jess at jessmitchell.com
>>> > wrote:
>>> Good point Daphne and thanks for bringing this up!
>>> My feeling is that we really need to take on the burden of making
>>> sense of these families and parents for folks. And I can imagine
>>> that one page that introduces the components (like Erin's landing
>>> page for components) that also demarcates the differences among
>>> family member and their relationship would be a good start to
>>> getting these three together.
>>> Does any of what I just typed make sense?!
>>> Jess Mitchell
>>> Boston, MA, USA
>>> Project Manager / Fluid Project
>>> jess at jessmitchell.com
>>> / w / 617.326.7753 / c / 919.599.5378
>>> jabber: jessmitchell at gmail.com
>>> On Sep 9, 2008, at 8:44 PM, Daphne Ogle wrote:
>>>> As a follow up to the previous email about naming the reorderer
>>>> What comes next is how it should be organized on the wiki.
>>>> Inline edit currently has the whole family in one design space:
>>>> but the reorder family is split and the parent and each child has
>>>> their own design space:
>>>> There are definitely benefits to both (In the meantime, I'm going
>>>> to just create some child pages in the lightbox space so I can
>>>> move forward).
>>>> It seems like the children should at least be connected but
>>>> perhaps having them all in one space is overload?
>>>> Daphne Ogle
>>>> Senior Interaction Designer
>>>> University of California, Berkeley
>>>> Educational Technology Services
>>>> daphne at media.berkeley.edu
>>>> cell (510)847-0308
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