[Grok-dev] I know it sucks, but here goes.... grok.zope.org :)

Fernando Correa Neto fcdoth at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 11:33:30 EDT 2007


On 6/6/07, Sebastian Ware <sebastian at urbantalk.se> wrote:
> Firefox, Safari... (preferably using my Powerbook ;) )
> Keeping it simple, clean:
>    http://www.urbantalk.se/DEVELOPER/grok_3/
>    http://www.urbantalk.se/DEVELOPER/grok_3/evaluate
> Say hi to the family:
>    http://www.urbantalk.se/DEVELOPER/grok_3/people/GROK_family.jpg
> Some comments:
> I have really tried to listen to all the feedback and I hope
> everybody can feel they have been part of the process.
> I have addressed the contrast issue, if anybody still has concerns
> regarding this, it /might/ be a case of personal preference. :)
> I have though about a million things such as: extended use of the
> banner, personalisation, seasonal variations, extensibility,
> AJAXification, blurbs, sponsorship etc... I don't want to crowd the
> design with features up front. Those things should carefully evolve
> as the community evolves. Nonetheless, I think you will appreciate
> that there is plenty of space available that could be used in the
> future (with great caution... :) ).
> There are no bread crumbs, there is no explicit "home-button" except
> the logo. This was an intentional design decision.
> Per has created three more Groks. This really makes me feel that the
> "new" grok style is something to be excited about! We could create
> lots of these groks, even personal ones and mix and match the faces
> with bodies to create a really living grok world without it being too
> much of an effort. This could make the GROK community really fun and
> personal but still retaining a distinguishable style. These groks are
> scalable from stamp size to banners the size of a building. The style
> is easy to emulate for a reasonable illustrator/freehand artist. :)
> One last thing, most of the design elements will be adaptable to
> presentations, printed material etc. I will be happy to create some
> templates.
> Now the big question is... can you live with it... ;)

This is something definitely more professional, solid and still fun if
put side by side with the current grok.zope.org.
I am all for implementing this one and improve from here.

Great job Sebastian!


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