[ubuntu-art] Need for an Ubuntu Art request wiki page

Vishnoo drkvi-a at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 9 22:45:51 GMT 2010

On Sat, 2010-01-09 at 22:46 +0100, Kenneth Wimer wrote:

> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Tasks does have a list of things for people to 
> work on, but it need to be reworked to fit our needs better, I think (and more 
> prominently linked/named).

Surely , it needs to better to be clearer as people are really not
noticing it.

> We need to keep in mind that the page should not get too long (ie having a 
> thousand things to do with nobody doing them is useless as well) and that all 
> the tasks listed are a) do-able without a broader effort

If the request is too large to be addressed we can remove it.

>  b) accepted by 
> upstream (even if that upstream is ubuntu itself) so that work does not get 
> wasted.
Upstream? For that we already have gnome art request page. And the page
works well upstream. 
Event organizers can also request posters / T-shit designs for the
events. There were couple of such requests which went un-answered.
For Ubuntu-specific events there isnt any such wiki.

We can always be clear about the guidelines of what constitutes a

> We have had problems and complaints in the past when subscribing the list to 
> wiki pages. At least at first, I don't think that this is a good idea

Hmm... i wasnt aware of the earlier problems. 
But we can learn from the previous problem and setup a clear guideline
as to what constitutes a request. [Would making sure the ML is not
subscribed to trivial-edit help?]
If it gets to be a mess , we can of course unsubscribe again ;).

Anyways... the main issue I was hoping to address is not having an Art
request wiki page. 
Subscribing the ML is just an idea.

Vish [mac_v]

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