On 04/18/2011 04:52 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> So I spoke to Jimmac, and he told me he has no time to do the new
> gimp.org. He also said *everything* has to be done. That's IMO a bit
> of exxageration given some work already done in static-html5 branch.
> However it still means we need somebody else to do the work, as both
> Jimmac and Andy Fitzsimon have no time to lead the project, but are
> ready to help with core stuff.
> Earlier we agreed that we want the new site to be static + JS for
> updating content. However I don't remember a discussion on exact
> content, or maybe I just missed it, because I wasn't around all the
> time at the meeting last LGM.
> Hence three questions:
> 1. Do we want to stick to everything we have right now (with
> subsequent cleanup of FAQ and tutorials) or do we want to let go of
> something and/or do something new (videos?)
> 2. Do we already have specs for the new site? I.e. pyramidal approach
> to layout and suchlike?
> 3. Which way of finding new webdesigner and webdev should we go?
> Announce a contest like the one Inkscape did on DeviantArt? Just write
> news on gimp.org and sort through everyone who sends anything?
> The whole thing is likely to take months, so we need to start *now* if
> we intend to have a visual refresh for 2.8.
I'd rather plan for a visual refresh for GIMP 3.0, that gives us more
time and aligns with a new era of GIMP