[Mailman-Developers] GHC11 open source day

Drew Ferguson drew at afccommercial.co.uk
Mon Nov 14 11:19:48 CET 2011


I have been thinking of getting involved in helping the mailman team
especially regarding the web interface where I am most at home.

Perhaps assisting you with this might be a good introduction

What would you suggest as a next step?

On Mon, 14 Nov 2011 01:57:13 -0700
Terri Oda <terri at zone12.com> wrote:

> GHC11 included an open source hackathon on Saturday, and I was lucky 
> enough to find some great people who spent the day helping with 
> usability testing and interface mockups for Mailman.
> We focused a bunch on the admin interfaces, which (unlike the archives 
> and the member options pages) haven't been particularly usability tested 
> before, and poked through using the first roughs for Mailman 3.0 (Thanks 
> again for letting us abuse your server, Florian!).  I've got a huge pile 
> of notes and a suitcase filled with big paper prototypes, like the one 
> Mel's working on in this photo:
> https://photos-2.dropbox.com/i/l/tGZOpFHyUZYWdP8qQIWC3bCtfwQ7vqHMrwqhz8tGWC4/9183906/1321347600/f75f406/DSC_6385.JPG#20
> Over the next week or so I'll be digitizing what we produced in the form 
> of photos, ui mockups and notes on the wiki.
> If anyone's interested in helping with the UI work, I could use some 
> help!  This is a great place to start if you've always wanted to help 
> but weren't sure what to do or were worried your python skills weren't 
> up to snuff.  I should have the photos of the paper prototypes up 
> Monday evening (I'm on US Mountain time) and I'd love some help 
> translating the photos into UI mockups (either on the wiki or 
> semi-functional HTML/JavaScript prototypes) to start.
>   Terri
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