[Clipart] Re: [Inkscape-devel] Animation mocksups
jon at rejon.org
Tue Mar 6 01:33:22 PST 2007
On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 19:14 +1000, Andy Fitzsimon wrote:
> > Whoa, that would be a curious thing to run a competition for...mockups
> > of future inkscape features...We could provide some graphical widgets in
> > SVG and challenge ppl. to make mockups of what Inkscape could look like,
> > new features, etc, to push developers and designers...
> > What would the incentive be and/or reward for a winner?
> I dunno mate,
> Personally competitions just dont work. For me at least.
> All contributions are useful. especially ugly ones because the person
> hasnt the got the abilty to gloss things up but is willing to put in
> their time to communicate a point.
> John bayers fedora concept submission was a great example of this. It
> had a message and needed developing.'
Ok, maybe mass amateurization is not good for interface design...still,
just trying to think of a way to get more ppl. involved in this level of
> I think it would be great to hold a drive or fortnight/week whatever.
> where all submissions get put on their own wikipage for the user to
Ok, still, seems like the calls for interface designs don't take off
much, so just trying to offer a solution.
> It sounds sensitive to say, but competitions can be intimidating and
> we want as much as possible.
Yes, I understand that, but might be nice to test out some of these
concepts down the line with the infrastructure we have here...would
anyone be interested in this? I guess in the end this type of
competition is low on the totem pole...
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