[Mailman-Developers] UI for Mailman 3.0 update

Christian Schoepplein chris at schoeppi.net
Mon Jun 7 11:45:31 CEST 2010

On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 09:16:58AM +0200, Patrick Ben Koetter wrote:
>* Christian Schoepplein <chris at schoeppi.net>:
>> >* Geoff Shang <geoff at QuiteLikely.com>:
>> >> Note that people who use magnification (i.e. who have low vision)
>> >> are going to have differing requirements from those who use speech
>> >> or Braille output via screen readers.  Ideally the UI would work
>> >> well for both groups but I'm not qualified to talk about the former,
>> >> only the latter.
>> >
>> >Yes, thank you. I was aware of that and I have to admit I don't know yet what
>> >qualities exactly will be required to create an interface that works equally
>> >well for both groups. Unless someone has a better idea I guess we will just
>> >have to do 'a best guess', then measure and improve in an iterative manner.
>> I know some people that use magnification. I can ask them to test also the 
>> new MM WUI or ask them for their needs regarding a new user interface.
>> >> Disclaimer: I am not deaf.  A deaf person should be consulted about
>> >> the requirements that deaf people may have.
>> >
>> >Yes, good idea. Are there any deaf people on this list who might be able to
>> >shed some light on this?
>> I also can help out on this point maybe, because I also have friends 
>> that are deaf or work for a big German organization for deaf people.
>Even better.
>> @P at trick: Maybe I can also arrange a meeting with these people, they also 
>> live in Munich.
>That would be perfect. Should we all meet before we start working on the new
>WUI so we can take the input into consideration right from the start?

IMHO it is easier to talk / discuss about real things than about things 
that should be done theoreticaly :). So I'd suggest to meet if a early 
draft of the new WUI is available.



Christian Schoepplein <chris at schoeppi.net>

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