Re: On the Interaction with the design team
- From: Matthias Clasen <matthias clasen gmail com>
- To: Dave Neary <dneary gnome org>
- Cc: GNOME Desktop Developers Mailing List <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: On the Interaction with the design team
- Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 07:57:26 -0400
On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 5:31 AM, Dave Neary <dneary gnome org> wrote:
> That's disappointing. Using IRC really is an anti-pattern which the
> design team should avoid - it's only one step removed from doing
> everything in person or on conference calls. Bugzilla isn't a forum, nor
> can you be sure who you're talking to, or easily follow past discussions
> through archives. And design is apparently out of scope for the
> usability list. Wiki pages and blog posts are good, but they are
> broadcast rather than a communication channel.
> I really can't think of anything better than a mailing list which you
> could use to allow GNOME developers to initiate discussion with
> designers, and to allow designers to work together publicly on design.
Basically, mailing lists don't work for many kinds of productive discussion.
Calling them an anti-pattern does not change that.
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