[IAEP] Design for a.sl.o and sugarlabs branding/theme unity
sdaly.be at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 04:05:48 EST 2009
In fact lots of work has been done on this by Christian, see for example:
and, in beta:
May I suggest you join the Marketing list?
We have IRC meetings on Tuesdays at 1600 UTC:
We are gearing up for the imminent Sugar 0.84 release.
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 8:08 AM, ,Josh williams <joshcwilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey David,
> I have had a quick look at the markup and the CSS, but I haven't
> actually had a look at the PHP. I laughed when I saw the Mozilla guys
> had an IE style sheet, but then I figured they were probably just
> reusing code. I was actually wondering if I could have a local copy of
> the remora code or access to a development or testing environment at
> some point?
> I also agree that we need a common branding for all of the sites, Gnome
> is a great example I think Mozilla and Ubuntu are good examples to. I
> think a splash page for www.sugarlabs.org built on WordPress or Drupal
> would be a really good idea also. It could explain the what the project
> is, have a download link to the latest version, link to the wiki, press
> release, news etc.
> David Farning wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 9:38 AM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hey Josh, thanks for the offer of help!
>>> I definitely like your simple and kid-friendly theme for addons. I wonder
>>> off the top of my head though, if it makes sense to make addons.sl.o look
>>> *more* like the other sl.o sites?
>> Have you gotten a chance to look at the aslo code?
>> Things are kind of confusing right now
>>> with the different styles of wiki, trac, addons, schools, gitorious, api,
>>> buildbot, etc. planet is the lone exception, it seems to follow
>>> wiki.sugarlabs.org nicely :)
>>> It would be great if the Design Team could comment on this decision.
>>> Here are a couple other web infrastructure ideas:
>>> + Improve theming consistency among various SL.o sites.
>>> + Single sign on cookie among all SL.o sites - perhaps OpenID based.
>>> + Standard nav header atop all SL.o sites rather than the various nav
>>> headers in different places, with different links.
>> The various gnome sites such as build.gnome.org and www.gnome.org are
>> very nice examples of common theming tying sites together. Some thing
>> similar for SL would be great.
>>> + Better splash page for Gitorious, looking more like GitWeb - a page with a
>>> small search box at the top and the rest being a list of projects, sorted by
>>> recent activity, showing owner and last commit details
>>> Best regards,
>>> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:10 AM, ,Josh williams <joshcwilliams at gmail.com>
>>>> Hi, I'm working on the design of sugar labs add-ons with Mick Weiss.
>>>> I've created a mock up at http://sugarlabs.org/go/AddonsPortal/Design
>>>> but I've haven't been able to contact anyone on the design team as of
>>>> yet. I would also like to volunteer some of my time for other projects.
>>>> I also know some PHP/MySQL and have a background in Linux. I also enjoy
>>>> creating icons, so if there are any activities developers that need
>>>> icons please contact me. My portfolio is over at http://tucsonlabs.com .
>>>> If you're a member of the design team or have some use for my skills,
>>>> please let me know.
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