2007.2 dialer suggestions

Joshua Layne joshua at willowisp.net
Sat Sep 15 21:11:25 CEST 2007

Thomas Wood wrote:
> 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:
> http://bugzilla.openmoko.org/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=730).
Thanks for the reply and info - where would I find these updated 


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