[Design-team] Anaconda, the comic book

Misha Shnurapet shnurapet at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jan 18 13:04:12 UTC 2011

18.01.2011, 08:40, "Máirín Duffy" <duffy at fedoraproject.org>:
> Hi folks,
> I found some neat comic templates from http://designcomics.org/ that are
> public domain so I started putting together a comic strip of a user
> installing Fedora - using Anaconda along the way - just to get a
> high-level idea of the sequencing of screens and what might make sense
> for a user at each stage.
> The comics include some light mockups of each screen the user goes
> through - they may not have all the necessary details but they'll give a
> gist. The order may not be feasible in Anaconda today - I think that's
> okay. We could probably start from how it would make most sense to a
> user experiencing it, and then figure out the logistics once we're happy
> with what we mapped out for the user... making some trade-off decisions
> for feasibility when necessary.
> I hope this makes sense? With a lot of the UI mockups so far we've been
> doing deep dives on particular sections so I thought a more holistic
> approach would help keep things in order.
> The work-in-progress so far is here:
> http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/app%
> 20design/anaconda/comic/workinprogress-17jan11.png
> The Inkscape SVG source is available here:
> http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/app%20design/anaconda/comic/
> What do you think? Do you see this as being a useful tool or a waste of
> time?

I think it's a good idea. Because everyone knows comics are fun. There should be something like "OH, NOES!", "BAM!", "ZAP!", "BANNGGG!", bright colors, you know, the spelling, comics stuff...

"'Andrea' isn't taken!" made me laugh.

Best regards,
Misha Shnurapet, Fedora Project Contributor
shnurapet AT fedoraproject.org, GPG: 00217306

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