[Chandler-dev] [Proposal] Tbird - First Pass
sheila at osafoundation.org
Fri Feb 8 15:33:48 PST 2008
If the messages contain event information I assume we going to stamp
those as events when they are imported?
On Feb 8, 2008, at 12:06 PM, Mimi Yin wrote:
> Here is the proposal Brian Kirsch and I came up with after meeting
> briefly yesterday re: next steps for the Thunderbird plugin. (I have
> embellished with mock-ups). Again, we are looking to implement an
> 'easy' first pass at getting messages from T-bird into users'
> Chandler Hub accounts.
> 1. Add 'Set up Chandler Account' to the Tools>>Add-ons menu
> Q. Do we need a menu item for 'Remove'?
> 2. See account set-up mock-up below.
> + Enter user name + password
> + Select collection you want messages to be sent to - We'd like
> users to be able to have more flexibility around what collections
> messages are sent to. But as a first pass, we're going to force you
> to choose one a priori.
> + Test button to make sure it's working
> + Cancel + Okay buttons
> 3. Add 'Send to Chandler' to the Message and Context menus below
> - Nice to have: Add sub-menu to select from a list of available
> 4. Nice to have: Add a 'Chandler' toolbar button.
> - Even nicer to have: Toolbar button + pulldown to select from a
> list of available collections
> 5. Nice to have: Add a 'Chandler' column to the list view so that
> users can just mark up items they want to send to Chandler in-place.
> BIG OPEN ISSUE
> + How do we reconcile the OOTB Hub collection + Desktop 'Dashboard'
> collection? Both are obvious candidates to serve as the 'default'
> collection to send Thunderbird messages to. However, my guess is
> that many Desktop users don't even know that the Hub OOTB collection
> exists in their account and unless they do so explicitly, Desktop
> users will not have their Dashboard collection available to them on
> the server.
> This is on the agenda of our Monday web strategy meeting. I imagine
> that we will most likely rely on the user to understand what is
> going and make the right decision. However, this is an usability
> issue we need to address eventually.
> Questions for Brian
> + Are the icons for all 3 platforms the same?
> + Are their size requirements for the toolbar and list view icons?
> + Naming conventions?
> <Tbird_account.png><Tbird_list.png>_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
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