[Design-team] Image Annotation App - more ideas

Máirín Duffy duffy at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jan 6 18:36:00 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-01-06 at 19:32 +0100, Jef van Schendel wrote:
> This, I think, is very interesting. I wanted to create this website so
> it could be used in combination with mailing lists, because as we all
> know a text-only emails aren't the ideal medium for collaboration
> between designers.
> On the other hand, mailing lists still have some benefits. I think the
> most important one here is that messages can be stored online (in the
> archives) and locally (by subscribers). I'd like the website to keep
> these advantages, which is why I was thinking about a way to export
> the comments to the mailing list.
> This way:
> 1) most of the information will be saved even if external services,
> like the image annotation website or the image itself, are not
> available anymore. It's always good to be able to look back on earlier
> discussions and decisions.
> 2) it will be easier to reply to individual notes without crowding the images
> 3) as Mo said it can be helpful to have it all in a text format
> I'll try to figure out something that works well for us. :)

It'd be super-sweet actually to export-to-wiki. Then you can get version
control (not possible on a mailing list) and it'll be archived, and
mailing list posts can easily reference a wiki page.


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