About the Xubuntu website

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Mon Jul 14 20:28:28 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 8:13 PM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> My second problem is time. At the moment, I've got a very long holiday so,
>> when I'm not gone, I should have a lot of time to work on it. However, this
>> means the theme itself should be finished pretty soon so I can spend some
>> holiday time working on it before I start my university classes. Would that
>> be possible?
> We were planning to flesh out the overall structure and content first
> before we got into design and theming.  We're driving things from the
> inside out so that we don't start developing a theme that doesn't fit with
> how the site will be structured.  Plus, I think it would be more
> motivational for designers if we said, "Look, here's all of this content,
> can you help us build something around it?" rather than just having them
> start to create a theme.  Seeing that so much work had already been done
> would show how committed we are to the project.
> Still, design work will need to be done . . . I've started adding project
> info to the wiki [1], so please take a look at that page.  We don't have
> anyone listed to do that artwork & design elements at this time, so if you
> think you could contribute to that, please add your name there.
Sorry, I'm a horrible designer...

>   (As a note, I'm going to create a table of project participants so that
> we can include our email addresses and irc handles, too.  It will make it
> easier for us to stay in touch.)
> In terms of your availability to work on the project, we're trying to break
> the project down into smaller, well-defined chunks to make it easier for
> people to participate.  Unfortunately, I haven't guaged how much time it
> will take per person, per week, but I will do my best to keep weekly time
> requirements down.
Cool, I'll see tomorrow or maybe tonight if I can play around with proposing
a site structure.

> Talk to you soon,
> Jim

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