[Phpmyadmin-devel] First usability report
Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Tue Feb 13 16:18:35 CET 2007
Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>> 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.
>>>>> 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? :-)
>>>>> : 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
>> I'm not sure we can switch to Tango because of their license (not GPL).
> there are not much icons we can use - i currently just have this 'rounded'
> arrows in mind - i don't think that there is a copyright on this rounded arrows
> about license: i don't think that there is a problem between and GPL
Look here for Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike:
Of course, this is the position of the FSF but we are using 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.
> just for designing better icons
> i do not know if we need much improvement in original theme beside the icons
> current icons looking very 'outdated'
Ok, let's post a News item about a design icon contest for the original
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