On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 6:52 PM, Kirk Bridger <kirk(a)thebside.ca> wrote:
As someone with more UX skills than artwork skills I'm not really
the UX requests from applications coming through our ticket system (and
I'm not on IRC to be honest).
I've been mostly inactive but listening for some time now. Did I miss
some key requests? The trac list  shows very few of these kinds of
Most of these conversations are not happening at all. Since
maintainers don't approach designers, I think we need to do this the
other way around:
Designers should find apps which require design attention, and file
bugs about UX problems in them and submit mockups.
Some apps which I think could use some design attention:
* selinux troubleshooter
* gnome-abrt (in this case the maintainer is already listening to
design feedback and implementing fixes, which is great, but more
design input would be useful)
I'm aware that in the past work was being done at least on some of
these apps, but they have a lot of UX problems which should be
addressed in my opinion - and I'm not saying designers who work /
worked on these apps do / did a bad job, I'm just saying there's more
to be done.
And I'm sure there are a lot more apps in Fedora which could use
I think the planned FAD, where the team identifies the key services we
perform and where we track requests and current work will help clarify
things a lot. As someone who can only attend in a remote manner I hope
that is set up (I added my name to the wiki page as a remote attendee).
Sure, that is a good plan.
Elad I'm not chiming in because I'm not seeing the
conversations - are
they happening on IRC?
Workstation specific discussions are mostly held in the fedora-desktop list.