spins.fpo mockups complete

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Fri Sep 18 18:27:58 UTC 2009

Can anyone from the websites team give any ETA's on when the mockups will
be converted to usable websites?


On Fri, 18 Sep 2009, Máirín Duffy wrote:

> Hi,
> I just finished the set of mockups for spins.fpo. The original deadline was
> today so yay for making deadlines. :)
> They are available here:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Website_redesign_2009/Mockups/Spins.fpo
> Some caveats:
> - I did a KDE-specific banner graphic for the KDE pages. I can do the same for
> other desktop environment spins that have distinctive upstream logo marks.
> There is a generic solid banner design presented in the mockups as well to
> serve as the banner for the non-DE spins.
> - The text in the home and about screens for the KDE spin details is pretty
> much filler text. I am hoping that individual spin maintainers can help
> develop this content when the site is built.
> - I am not 100% which spins are going to be available for F12. Some of the
> ones in the mockup don't exist yet (e.g. Art Studio). Is a definitive list
> available anywhere right now?
> - It appears that previous version of spins are not available for all spins
> except for KDE and Desktop. In some cases, I've found F10 ISOs for selected
> spins (I believe FEL and one other). The previous KDE spins in particular
> appear to be split between archive.fpo and the redhat.com mirror, although
> only f7, f8, f10, and f11 were available - f9 nowhere to be found. This is a
> bit of a strange state of affairs so I'm wondering if it's just better to not
> mention archived versions at all.
> - the Spins Community page is going to rely on content that for the most part
> has not yet been developed. There *is* actually an interview with Chitlesh on
> the Fedora wiki but I'm not aware of any other content available that we could
> use. We may need to hold on this area of the site until content is developed.
> - The 'featured spin' widget in the right sidebar will need some kind of
> script to run it; it's intended to rotate through the spins.
> - Spin-specific documentation seems scattered, and it's confusing to find
> content on using spins vs. creating them. It's also hard because sometimes
> they are referred to as live media, live cds, spins, or remixes. I poured
> through any documents I could find using those terms and tried to merge them
> into one spin-users guide for the spin support page.
> - The about spins page content may be full of crack rock. Actually, pretty
> much all of the content is going to need a thorough review. :-/
> Lemme know what you think!
> ~m
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