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Re: [ide-dev] Java IDEs comparison

Good news everyone. We had a great discussion on this at today┬╣s
Architecture Council call. We have decided to put renewed energy and
create a committee to produce a new set of User Experience Guidelines
which would include updates to the existing UI Guidelines but also produce
more general user experience and workflow guidelines. I really want to
make this a community effort to help drive peer pressure with the various
projects, both at Eclipse and 3rd party, to do the right thing for the
greater good. Your input as experienced IDE devs will be highly valued and
I think we have the energy now to make significant progress.

More when I get things rolling.

Doug.

On 2016-09-08, 1:56 PM, "ide-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of Andreas
Sewe" <ide-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of
andreas.sewe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Stephan Herrmann wrote:
>> Are we lacking a UI guideline police (and courts)?
>
>I for one (as maintainer of the Java EPP package) frequently police my
>package (e.g., [1-5]). In fact, most of the bugs (about 5-10 each time)
>I report after testing a new EPP package are about small UI
>inconsistencies.
>
>IMHO, EPP package maintainers are at the moment the closest thing we
>have to product managers, so I feel responsible for pointing out these
>often overlooked issues (e.g., missing HiDPI icons) and filing lots of
>bugs with "minor" or "trivial" importance.
>
>How do others see the role of package maintainers?
>
>Best wishes,
>
>Andreas
>
>[1] <https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=487310>
>[2] <https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=498768>
>[3] <https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=500263>
>[4] <https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=500640>
>[5] <https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=500647>
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