[Design-team] Flickr style notes for the Design Team

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Fri Nov 26 07:15:12 UTC 2010


On 11/25/2010 11:41 PM, Jef van Schendel wrote:
> As some of you may remember, in Máirín's design-pony post [1] one of the
> ideas was to have Flickr-style note-taking for designers to communicate
> more efficiently. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, try it out
> by rolling your mouse over this image [2].
>
> The obvious benefit of this is that even though we're all over the
> globe, we can still "point at the screen" and comment on different parts
> of a design. I think this would be especially great for UI and web
> design. :)
>
> So I did a little research and it seems that Flickr's implementation is
> based on a standard called Fotonotes [3]. Fotonotes also provides a
> Javascript client and it's all open source. I even found a MediaWiki
> extension [4], but you need to patch MediaWiki to get it to work so I'm
> not sure if it's suitable for our own wiki. An example can be found here
> [5] though.
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/design-team

I have no idea if this can be integrated into MediaWiki, but on a 
project I am working on we used the jQuery Image Annotation plugin:
http://code.google.com/p/jquery-image-annotate/

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