[Design-team] Design Suite Change of Goals Proposal
chrisjones at comcen.com.au
Thu Jul 8 23:28:37 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Sebastian Dziallas <sebastian at when.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 6:28 PM, Martin Sourada <martin.sourada at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > the current goals of design suite quite worked for the start, i.e.
> > define what kind of apps/content in general we want in. Now, I think
> > it's time to move on and define some long term goals in terms of *use
> > cases* and *work-flows*.
> > Some ideas that come to mind:
> > * Joe has been on a holidays trip with family and recorded a lot
> > of content with his DV video camera. He want's to import the
> > shots into the computer, do some cutting, add background
> > music, ... and make a video he can show his friends.
> > * Minori was on a school trip to Kyōto and shot a lot of photos
> > with her camera. She wants to edit them a little (fix
> > perspective, red eyes, colours, ...), organize and archive them,
> > and publish some of them on web in a blog post (and/or face
> > book?).
> > * Ed is giving a presentation on a conference and he wants to
> > prepare some slides to show.
> > * Alice wants to design a font for her comic strips.
> > * Květa wants to draw a comic strip.
> > * Pablo is going to design an icon for his favourite application.
> > * Yujin wants to help with Fedora artwork so she downloaded some
> > wallpaper WIP and decided to improve it.
> > More ideas welcome. IMHO we should choose a few concrete use-cases (like
> > those listed above), for each propose at least one "ideal" work-flow and
> > then find and include the needed apps in the design spin. And for each
> > work-flow make some sort of tutorial -- e.g. step-by-step "comic",
> > screen-cast, ... -- which we would include in the design suite.
> > Any suggestions, critics, ...? How does this sound.
> I personally believe this would be an awesome thing to do! :) Instead
> of throwing randomly throwing applications at the user, we'd be able
> to provide them with a way how to use the applications that actually
> *fit* these use cases.
> I would really like to see something like that evolve, but I'm
> obviously not the only one anymore who has a say about that (and I'm
> quite happy about that; thank you Chris and Pierros once again!).
> P.S.: Would it make sense to put these use cases in the wiki or maybe
> organize a sprint in IRC around that?
> > Cheers,
> > Martin
I'll give this some thought over the weekend. I'll keep you posted wit my ideas.
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