OSDPL: Icons representing content status

Jonathan Hung jhung.utoronto at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 21:09:48 UTC 2009

Indeed you are correct Justin! Currently the system will ensure that
any content in those states will be marked as "not reviewed".

The reason why there is a separate "not reviewed" state (instead of
just leaving it implied by "Draft" "Pending Review" etc) is because
any user can publish content without having it reviewed by an editor.

All these states can look confusing, but when implemented it works
well since they're all done automatically and flows in a way you'd
expect (user testing could prove me wrong though! :).

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Justin <justin.obara at utoronto.ca> wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> You may have mentioned this in one of your other e-mails about the OSDPL but
> could you please remind me when the "Not reviewed" means. It would seem that
> "Draft", "Open for Comments", and "Ready for Review" are all in a state of
> not having been reviewed.
> Thanks
> Justin
> On 23-Jan-09, at 10:06 AM, Jonathan Hung wrote:
>> Hi everyone.
>> I'm continuing work on the design pattern workflow on the OSDPL. So
>> far a design pattern can take any of the following states:
>> - Draft
>> - Open for Comments
>> - Ready for Review
>> - Published
>> - Reviewed
>> - Not reviewed**
>> I'm trying to think of a succinct icon that describes each state, but
>> I can't think of anything appropriate. Anyone care to make
>> suggestions?
>> Also the phrase "not reviewed" feels awkward. Anyone suggest a better
>> phrase or term to describe content that has not been reviewed by an
>> editor?
>> Thanks!
>> - Jonathan.
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