[sword-devel] Re: OSIS Web tool
Thu, 18 Sep 2003 08:21:35 -0500
I would like to help out, especially since I think so highly of the Sword
Project, but I have to admit that I'm quite busy at this time. I will give
as much input as time allows.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Troy A. Griffitts" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2003 6:18 PM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Re: OSIS Web tool
> Both (pretty, and expressions of what confused you) are very valuable.
> I've demo'd it to a number of people and watched as they pondered what
> to do. It makes you want to yell, "Just click on....!!!". But I don't
> know how to visually lead them to the controls pertinent for each
> screen. We've had suggestions, for example, on the passage study page,
> to surround: "Passage Study", the current Bible and where to change it,
> current verse and verse navigation, with some kind of swoosh graphic--
> kindof saying, "On this screen, these are the important pieces of
> But I don't know. I don't think anyone would say that I'm a very good
> UI designer.
> So, please suggest! And any contributions would be greatly appreciated.
> There are a number of us with 'sandboxes' set up so we can play with
> the pages and show our ideas. Let me know if you're volunteering to
> have a go at some stuff.
> Andrew Vardeman wrote:
> > I think it looks decent (nice and clean, maybe not flashy but certainly
not ugly). I agree it can be a bit confusing on first use. Which was their
priority--colors and graphics or functional UI improvements?
> > I can do pretty, but slower than any "real" designer. If they're
thinking more functionally, I could at least express what confused me and
offer suggestions for improvement.
> > Andrew
> > On Wednesday, September 17, 2003, at 03:00PM, Troy A. Griffitts
> >>Just what should be an obvious correction:
> >>-and are not looking for people to make it look pretty
> >>+and are now looking for people to make it look pretty
> >>Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> >>>Hey guys. We've finished up about 80% of the functionality for the web
> >>>tool and are not looking for people to make it look pretty / work more
> >>>ABS is happy with the functionality, but they are about to go out and
> >>>pay someone to redesign the user interface. I'd hate for us to have
> >>>spent so much time on the real meat of the project to offer this as a
> >>>free gift to them, and then they have to go pay someone to add colors
> >>>and graphics.
> >>>Any volunteers would be greatly appreciated by ABS and me, as well.
> >>>Here's the link:
> >>>Thank you for your consideration.
> >>> -Troy.
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