2007.2 dialer suggestions

Thomas Wood thomas at openedhand.com
Fri Sep 14 11:32:19 CEST 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 11:55 -0700, Joshua Layne wrote:
> I saw some feedback on this at one point, but I have been unable to locate
> the thread - so...
> I like most of what I see in the 2007.2 dialer mockups, but there are two
> glaring usabiliy issues in my mind.
> One, the answer icon doesn't look that much different from the ignore icon:
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/images/f/f0/Dialer-incoming-arrows.png

We have already asked the designers for a bunch of new icons to solve
these issues.

> Could there be a color shift here? maybe a green/red thing?  I know that
> green/red is bad for color blind, but for those of us who aren't color
> blind it would help (and I would argue that orange/orange is just as bad
> for anyone colorblind (or not))
> Two (and this was previously commented on), the hangup button should NOT
> replace the answer button.
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/images/f/f7/Dialer-talking-arrows.png
> A suggestion would be to have the speakerphone button replace the answer
> button.  Positional association with function can be very strong - it needs
> to be intuitive.

If you check the latest screenshots, you will notice this was already
fixed (as reported in this bug:



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