The proposed design focus list for 5.4 release

This releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. the design team have tried a little different process. This iteration started with collaborating to create a list of potential things to focus on for 5.4. As discussed in this week’s design meeting, the next step is to review a proposed list.

To try and focus things a little I have grouped these, ordered first by the projects everyone is focusing on this year. 5.4 sees updates as a focus here with that work starting. Thanks to @mapk for giving the issues for the editor and a review of this post.

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Editor

The things focusing on this release for the editor are foundational experience iterations, which lay the ground for later releases this year.

Buttons

Privacy

Other (needs design feedback)

Other (given feedback so need watching)

Here is a list of things to potentially punt to future releases

If nobody objects these will be punted this week. Punting doesn’t mean they won’t be done a much as not this release.


Reviewing

As you look through the list and comment, it would be great to consider a few things:

  • The release schedule is shorter with betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 1 on February 11th.
  • What looks ready to release and will make the time frame or has to if you think about projects we are focusing on.
  • Leave time with anything larger for testing.

If there is anything you are working on please also add as a comment so it can be added.

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