Here's what we're looking for as posted in the Inkscaper's blog. We
aren't requiring submissions through DA for this as it is not a formal
contest, but if you are going to submit via the lists, please post a
link to where you have it online as opposed to attachments to your
On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 7:20 AM, Ian Caldwell <inchosting@...> wrote:
> Thank you donna, Here's the deal with the recommendation that we go Django.
> #1 more people are comfortable with Django, #2 it's easier to build our
> apps separately outside of a cms than to build modules for everything we
> want to do. such as user submitted artwork and plugins etc etc. Just looking
> at the big picture it's a little easier. Also nice mockups, for a general
> idea. A lot of the content would be changed tho. I do like some of the ideas
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 12:26 AM, Donna Benjamin <donna@...>
>> Did some low-fi mockups...
>> Haven't yet had a chance to look over the mindmap and google docs - but
>> will do that now.
>> I totally agree with Josh that the website should focus on attracting
>> new users, serving current users, and finally helping developers find
>> developer resources and news...
>> It also needs to market the potential of Inkscape... be a showcase of
>> what it's good for.
>> It needs to be easy to use... it needs to have clear links to the
>> license and the bug tracker - with instructions on how to report bugs.
>> It needs to show users they can get help in learning, and get help in
>> getting better...
>> We could learn a little from Kathy Sierra here too - users want to
>> create art (or diagrams or mockups) if we can help them be awesome, they
>> will love us.
>> Sorry for missing the first part of this discussion - I've long been
>> keen to help in the website redev - but my time has been crunched.
>> And if the decision has been made to go with Django - then there's not
>> much I can do about that.
>> If that decision has not been made I would ask we leave Drupal on the
>> table until the requirements are clear.
>> - Donna
>> Donna Benjamin - kattekrab.net
>> Inkscape: Open Source Scalable Vector Graphics