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Re: test page

From: Jen Simmons <jen@jensimmons.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:20:34 -0500
Message-ID: <CAB0bRKMjEbF=BkK4r_def5ESa=OuWvsMcYu2sMpO6e=9T4dDNQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
Cc: Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com>, David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>, List WebPlatform public <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Ooo I think this is perfect now! Well, you know, perfect in that
we-can-keep-changing-it / it-will-constantly-change kind of way. It's
clever, and should be very helpful.

Thanks!!

Jen Simmons
designer, consultant and speaker
host of The Web Ahead
jensimmons.com
5by5.tv/webahead
twitter: jensimmons <http://twitter.com/jensimmons>



On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 1:25 PM, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>wrote:

>  I added a little language to indicate even more that this page is just
> to practice editing. I also added a mailto link for if someone thinks they
> did something "bad," though I can't imagine what they could do.
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> We shouldn't overthink this. It's nice to have a page where people can
> kick the tires a little and where there's zero consequence. My only concern
> is that we may have editing collisions on the page during doc sprints.
> That's a good problem, as we can talk about how to indicate the page is in
> use. J
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> Thanks so much,
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> Eliot
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> *From:* Julee Burdekin [mailto:julee@adobe.com]
> *Sent:* Saturday, February 15, 2014 4:39 PM
> *To:* Jen Simmons
> *Cc:* Eliot Graff; David Kirstein; List WebPlatform public
> *Subject:* RE: test page
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> If you think the example makes the page too complicated, feel free to
> delete it! If a visitor wants to try & add an example, it's probably enough
> to fill out the form fields & see how the output populates! J
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> Sent from my "smartphone"... go figure.
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> -------- Original message --------
> From: Jen Simmons
> Date:02/14/2014 8:48 PM (GMT-08:00)
> To: Julee Burdekin
> Cc: Eliot Graff ,David Kirstein ,List WebPlatform public
> Subject: Re: test page
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> I was thinking the practice page would just be hello, welcome, edit the
> page, here's some links to info. I just want people to practice clicking
> the edit button, making a simple change, trying out wiki syntax perhaps,
> and hitting save. They can look at history and revert.
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> I worry that a CSS property would be confusing -- that people might think
> its a real page.
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> I like the idea of it resetting itself periodically. Then we don't need to
> maintain it. It'll maintain itself.
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> Let's not let this idea become too complex, however. We have many other
> more important things to do.
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> --
> Sent from Mailbox <https://www.dropbox.com/mailbox> for iPhone
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> On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 7:20 PM, Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com> wrote:
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>  Oh, OK. I was thinking that the default content would be prompts to
> encourage the reader to edit the page. I added an example in that light.
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> I like the idea of resetting the page periodically. Maybe with a note that
> says, "This page will be reset at midnight EST." or something...
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> Julee Burdekin
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> Content Strategist
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> Adobe Web Platform
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> @adobejulee
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> julee@adobe.com
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> *From: *David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>
> *Date: *Friday, February 14, 2014 at 4:10 PM
> *To: *Jen Simmons <jen@jensimmons.com>, 'Eliot Graff' <
> Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
> *Cc: *WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> *Subject: *RE: test page
> *Resent-From: *WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> *Resent-Date: *Sat, 15 Feb 2014 00:10:41 +0000
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> Hey,
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> As I already told Jen, the revised proposal looks pretty cool.
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> I think we should fill the Practice Page so it looks like a complete small
> CSS property (doesn't need to be an actual real one). Would also be good as
> a snapshot we can restore later on, if the page gets messed up.
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> Party on, Wayne.
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> -fro
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> *From:* jensimmons@gmail.com [mailto:jensimmons@gmail.com<jensimmons@gmail.com>]
> *On Behalf Of *Jen Simmons
> *Sent:* Samstag, 15. Februar 2014 00:29
> *To:* Eliot Graff
> *Cc:* List WebPlatform public
> *Subject:* Re: test page
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> Excellent, thanks. I've added the link to the practice page on the home
> page. And I added a bit of content to the practice page. Feel free everyone
> to add more content -- whatever will help people get started.
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> Jen
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>    Jen Simmons
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> designer, consultant and speaker
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> host of The Web Ahead
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> jensimmons.com
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> 5by5.tv/webahead
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> twitter: jensimmons <http://twitter.com/jensimmons>
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> On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 6:18 PM, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
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> Great idea!!!!
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> Done. http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Practice_Page is a CSS
> Property template, so it has some data sections, and people can play
> freestyle in the other sections.
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> Party on, Garth.
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> *From:* jensimmons@gmail.com [mailto:jensimmons@gmail.com] *On Behalf Of *Jen
> Simmons
> *Sent:* Friday, February 14, 2014 3:08 PM
> *To:* List WebPlatform public
> *Subject:* test page
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> When talking with Doug this week, he had the idea of creating a fake page,
> a test page that anyone could edit when testing out their new WPD account.
> You know, for new people who are afraid they might break something if they
> edit the live website. I think it's a great idea.
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> Could someone make such a page, in whichever place makes sense? I'm happy
> to fill it with some dummy starter content.
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> Jen
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>    Jen Simmons
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> designer, consultant and speaker
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> host of The Web Ahead
>
> jensimmons.com
>
> 5by5.tv/webahead
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> twitter: jensimmons <http://twitter.com/jensimmons>
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