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Mar 19, 2010, 14:34 (0 Talkback[s])

"Luke Macken and I had a little mini hackfest today on improving collaboration in Fedora. This is an idea we came up with this afternoon and I mocked up most of it on the bus ride home tonight. (A 2-hour bus ride home as the post-Boston-flood road conditions and traffic during rush hour were really bad tonight.) Luke already has a working prototype :)

"What do you think? The Inkscape source is of course available so please feel free to try out your own ideas and play away and bounce them back! These are some random, off-the-cuff points about some of the ideas behind the mockups to help give some context. I'm likely missing a lot of good points here so I apologize in advance for my sloppiness:

* threads are flattened to one level to make it simpler to follow
* both the number of participants and number of comments are noted
* posts have ratings to discourage one-liner "me toos" replies and also to make quality discussions more visible. not sure though which scheme is best, what do you think?"

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