[Inpycon] PyCon India Website for 2014
mehul.n.ved at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 21:42:22 CEST 2013
On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 11:50 PM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com>
> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 3:42 AM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at nibrahim.net.in>
>> Dhruv Baldawa <dhruvbaldawa at gmail.com> writes:
>> > Even I can help with the website. But, I am not a great designer ;)
>> This is why I'm generally in favour of outsourcing the design (and
>> design implementation) of the site to professionals. I'm not pointing
>> fingers at your Dhruv and I'm thankful for your spirit of volunteering
>> but the website is the primary presence of the conference and it
>> shouldn't become a project we do as part of a learning exercise. We need
>> people who are professionals to take care of it and saving money is not
>> an excuse.
> Even I've suggested the same, but Vijay seems to be strongly in favor of
> getting it done with volunteers.
+1 for getting professionals involved.
Also, as I've learnt during my work, there are a few different styles of
designers and those are some of those conflict with what people would
expect. E.g. I got a person whose design style is minimalist, it didn't go
too well with my team who expected more colourful and visual style.
It's also important to go with ones who go ahead and understand the idea
behind the website and PyCon as a whole. I guess which is why Vijay would
be favouring volunteers.
If we do consider getting professionals involved and Kiran doesn't want to
take up this part, I can volunteer with this task. Kiran can lead the team
that works on backend, I'll work with them for co-ordination between the 2
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