[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] [Marketing] New Fedora Spins Site

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue May 19 08:30:12 EDT 2015

On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 12:37 PM, Sam P. <sam.parkinson3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 9:01 PM Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 5:58 AM, Iain Brown Douglas
>> <iain at browndouglas.plus.com> wrote:
>> > Thanks, Sean, for the careful proof reading.
>> >
>> > Fair copy attached.
>> >
>> > I originally included the section "Multimedia", as it is the set of
>> > Activities in http://spins.stg.fedoraproject.org/en/soas/
>> > but not in the Walter/Sam contribution.
>> >
>> > I think it is the weakest section. Chat jars a bit on the page, as
>> > "Chat" is used in the "Spins page template" to refer to IRC.
>> >
>> > My memory is that Jukebox is not part of the core set (due to non-free
>> > components?).
>> You're memory is wrong! It uses gstreamer and there a number of free
>> codecs that come as standard. Maybe you could download SoaS 22 and
>> actually test it and see what's there!
>> > Perhaps the section Multimedia as it stands should be deleted.
>> Not going to happen. This isn't time for bikeshedding, it's time for
>> tweaking the content as it stands.
> Talking about the headers is not bikeshedding.  The headers on the page are
> not very relevant to an education focused desktop environment - they are
> headers for a traditional dekstop environment.

I was talking about "Multimedia as it stands should be deleted" so I
have no idea why you're talking about the header names. I have stated
before the header names need to be updated. I'm still awaiting what
they should be updated to.

> The sections are not sensible in the context of Sugar - and the "Education"
> section is almost like a joke.
> Logical section headers are just as important as good text.  People looking
> at websites are often very distracted and need very logical things before
> they scratch their head and look else where.  I'm being a little assertive -
> but we should change the headers!

Please read back through my previous replies.

> Also some very unimportant stuff:  Portfolio, Journal and Paint all have
> different color palettes for their icons :(

They were taken as it directly from the sugar svgs so I suspect
something is broken there.

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