[mythtv] Official Thread: Mythtv.org Redesign

Cameron Kilgore ghostfreeman at gmail.com
Sat May 12 00:09:56 UTC 2007


On 5/11/07, Chris Petersen <lists at forevermore.net> wrote:
> Cameron Kilgore wrote:
> > I understand and respect the direction the myth developers want to
> > take the application, but not acting like there are going to be some
> > new users that will stumble upon the site is turning away from the
> > obvious (we've gotten a lot of attention through Digg the past year
> > and a half). There are ways we can do this that will not scare away
> > the developers, force a rebranding or change of direction of the
> > project.
>
> Please let me kill this discussion before it goes too far.  This thread
> is for discussion about the design/layout of the new website, and should
> not have anything to do with making MythTV easier to install/configure.
>  Nor should it (or this list, imho) ever be for talk about why it's not
> MythTV's fault for being difficult to install/configure.
>
> Most/all of the developers are aware of these shortcomings (e.g. there
> is a good chance that MySQL will eventually be embedded directly into
> part of MythTV), and if people still want to talk about them, please
> create a new thread to do so.
>
> We *will* be eventually talking about how to make the website more
> inviting (I envision a detailed "about" page with lots of screenshots
> and information), but that's a "content" discussion and I would rather
> wait for it until after we all agree on a general look-feel for the site
> as a whole.
>

Agreed.


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