On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 6:43 PM, stephen paul <borzu_2000@...> wrote:
> Yea I'm in n rush to submit as you only get one chance at a first impression. I'll see what I can to do with those suggestions...
> - Side Note -
> I assume all skin updates, like an up date to Night, are on hold till http://trac.xbmc.org/ticket/10876 is fixed, correct?
> --- On Thu, 12/30/10, Cory Fields <TheUni@...> wrote:
>> From: Cory Fields <TheUni@...>
>> Subject: Re: [Xbmc-addons] [GIT Pull] skin.carmichael
>> To: "stephen paul" <borzu_2000@...>
>> Cc: xbmc-addons@...
>> Date: Thursday, December 30, 2010, 1:36 PM
>> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 10:09 PM,
>> stephen paul <borzu_2000@...>
>> > skin.carmichael
>> > git://github.com/bartowski/thecarmichael.git
>> > ce9c1307b0eb44b
>> > I believe I'm happy to consider this 'finished' and
>> ready to start the inclusion process...
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>> This is a first... I can't find anything to complain about.
>> I am ok
>> with committing this as-is.
>> I do believe there are some usability issues, but it's
>> certainly not
>> my place to hold it up. Take the points below purely as
>> user input. If
>> you want me to push as-is, say the word.
>> 1. If a section has no sources (for ex. pictures, for me),
>> you see an
>> empty panel on the home screen. I could see how this would
>> confusing. Maybe hide the panel and say "no sources" or
>> instead? Same goes for weather... empty panel, user might
>> something is supposed to be there.
>> 2. (nit) 3rd item in middle panel has a slight 3d effect
>> 3. HD Movies lists recent/random non-hd movies as well. I
>> realize it's
>> probably running the same script as movies, but not (imo)
>> the expected
>> 4. The middle panel just looks a bit unpolished in general
>> imo. Maybe
>> if it stood out a bit less? Also, I think an option to
>> disable it
>> entirely would be appreciated by many (including myself) if
>> it doesn't
>> completely upset the flow of the skin.
>> 5. The main (top) menu would be more functional if it
>> didn't wrap.
>> Less chance of jumping around. Also, some kind of effect,
>> maybe some
>> blur, texture, or shadowing might class it up a bit.
>> Thanks for another great contribution,
Still investigating that one, yea. Adding a new skin is no problem though.
Again, those are only suggestions. I'm certainly not here to police
the style or function of a skin, only the technical merit. I'll push
whenever you say 'go'. Thanks for the consideration though, I must
commend you on how easy you make this on me :)