RFC Process Change Suggestion

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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by keith10456 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:55 am

callumacrae wrote:
igorw wrote:Noxwizard just pointed me towards: http://www.ideatorrent.org/ Looks decent.
+1, looks good
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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by 3Di » Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:31 pm

keith10456 wrote:
callumacrae wrote:
igorw wrote:Noxwizard just pointed me towards: http://www.ideatorrent.org/ Looks decent.
+1, looks good
+1.
+1

As a side note, each Sourceforge.net project will have the option to use IdeaTorrent as an embedded application within the project page (as well as already some big names like phpBB, MediaWiki,.= .. so why not to embed it?

But, I think we are coming round in circles, the average of users will not see that embedded new stuff there.
Maybe is better to use .com as a nursery for RFCs (somehow syncd to here though), making a RFC posting template somehow and a Forum for those.
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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by naderman » Wed Nov 30, 2011 5:08 pm

Indeed the problem with using ever more tools is that it's becoming hard to know where to go for what. We've tried to improve that with the unified navigation of area51, but if we want to reach more users and not just those who already frequent area51, phpbb.com is probably the best place.

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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by Noxwizard » Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:44 pm

I've activated IdeaTorrent on our SourceForge account so you guys can play with it and see what you think: http://sourceforge.net/apps/ideatorrent/phpbb/
If you like it, we can host it on our servers. If not, we'll look for something else.

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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by callumacrae » Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:13 pm

I started writing https://github.com/callumacrae/phpbb-ideas and then went on holiday
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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by imkingdavid » Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:18 pm

Noxwizard wrote:I've activated IdeaTorrent on our SourceForge account so you guys can play with it and see what you think: http://sourceforge.net/apps/ideatorrent/phpbb/
If you like it, we can host it on our servers. If not, we'll look for something else.
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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by MichaelC » Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:33 pm

I'm using a netbook with resolution 1366 x 768 and using chrome 16 (also checked with canary which is chrome 18) and it looks fine.

I do see what IKD means UI-wise, it is a bit clunky, a lot of white space, very long winded. Also the having multiple solutions to a problem doesn't seem like something that is needed for the main phpbb.com UI. That seems like something more for Area51.
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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by Noxwizard » Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:26 pm

Little things like tweaking the regex applied to tags or HTML oddities in the layout can be fixed. It's mainly about determining if it has the features and workflow that is desired. If we hosted it, it would look something like this:
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Having multiple solutions could be useful if someone had a drastically different approach to the problem, like this topic for example. Use !ponies, use UserEcho, IdeaTorrent, use X, etc.. each giving pros and cons. Something that I didn't necessarily like was that the idea creator has to provide a solution. If it's for the general public, they may just want to provide a feature request, "I want AJAX" and not know what to put in the solution box.

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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by DavidIQ » Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:32 pm

We could hack it up so there is the possibility to provide other solutions by other people. :idea:
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Re: RFC Process Change Suggestion

Post by nextgen » Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:46 pm

callumacrae wrote:I started writing https://github.com/callumacrae/phpbb-ideas and then went on holiday
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