[Phpmyadmin-devel] First usability report

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Tue Feb 13 15:47:53 CET 2007

Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>> Michal Čihař a écrit :
>>> Hi all
>>> some of you might remember that I added phpMyAdmin to OpenUsability
>>> project. This brought first fruit and we got first usability report[1].
>>> There are some technical problems with images right now, so you have to
>>> download XML to see them (well in fact it will download xml + images in
>>> zip file).
>>> There are some suggestions for improving icons readability, which I
>>> generally like, but I don't have time to look at it more deeply right
>>> now. Anybody interested in merging those suggestions to our code? :-)
>>> [1]: http://www.openusability.org/reports/view.php?group_id=153&repid=89
>> About the export/import icons:
>> - I agree that the arrows should be enlarged
>> - Why does the reporter say that for export, the arrow should be 
>> pointing downward?
> to make it more different?

Ah now I get it. For export, the idea is "save" which goes downward to 
your drive.

For import, the idea is "upload" that goes to your "up" server.

> i would like 'bend' arrows
> http://tango.freedesktop.org/static/cvs/tango-icon-theme/32x32/actions/document-save.png
> http://tango.freedesktop.org/static/cvs/tango-icon-theme/32x32/actions/edit-redo.png
> http://tango.freedesktop.org/static/cvs/tango-icon-theme/32x32/actions/mail-forward.png
> http://tango.freedesktop.org/Tango_Icon_Gallery

I'm not sure we can switch to Tango because of their license (not GPL).
> couldn't we try to open a job request on sf.net for some gui/icon designer?

Isn't that what we do when we request new themes? Do you mean, to 
redesign the "original" theme? I would prefer to improve the original 
theme with the Open Usability suggestions, keeping the same icons.


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