[wp-hackers] [GSoC 2014] unique idea: Interactive Drag & Drop Content Editor

Erik Engi kireerike at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 10:19:32 UTC 2014

Postscript: Sorry, I forgot to reply to the scheduling issue. I think this
project aligns with GSoC deadlines and I am able to develop this plugin on
time. In my opinion 3 month in the summer is definitely enough for this

Thanks for your reply in advance!

Erik Engi

2014-03-05 17:45 GMT+01:00 Erik Engi <kireerike at gmail.com>:

> Hy Bryan,
> Thank you for helping me adjusting the details!
> I started to create a Google Document in which I added the requirements.
> Here it is:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cp8d5eDtjsipF3rzqx0dU-dQ-eidfa_OU4n1qQ2eNow/edit?usp=sharing
> Feel free to add some note if you wish. After the requirements are fixed I
> will create a detailed schedule plan for the project. Please let me know if
> I need to add something or if I need to go into details. This document
> contains now just the basics.
> I think, after GSoC is over other WordPress community members could
> contribute to this project and maintain the code and add new functions as
> well.
> As I mentioned it before, I think this plugin can help and make even more
> easier to create templates for site-builders. I believe with such a plugin
> even everyday WordPress users can customize their own page layout. So I
> think the users and the community will be happy to use this plugin, because
> it gives more possibility to edit the page layout structure and it extends
> the usability of WordPress. Also, I think the future of this plugin is that
> it will be useful for many WordPress users.
> Regards,
> Erik Engi
> 2014-03-04 23:31 GMT+01:00 Bryan Petty <bryan at ibaku.net>:
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 8:10 AM, Erik Engi <kireerike at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > So my plugin would
>> > be a kind of blocky layout or template editor, with less limitations
>> than
>> > the mentioned  note keeping application. Do you know exactly what I
>> mean?
>> Yes, I believe I understand generally what you mean now.
>> > What do you think about this issue?
>> Well, the most helpful details to understand right now, even before
>> getting into mocking out user interface, is to detail out what you
>> think the project requirements for such a project would be, and also
>> detail out how you think you might be able to fit those requirements
>> into a schedule that aligns with GSoC deadlines. You will be required
>> to do this before submitting your proposal anyway, so if you help us
>> understand what the scope of your project includes here, we can
>> actually help you adjust those details now before you even submit your
>> proposal.
>> How do you think such a plugin could be maintained after GSoC is over?
>> What do you imagine the future of this plugin is?
>> Regards,
>> Bryan Petty
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