Ticket #296 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

Inconsistent and confusing UI in openmoko apps

Reported by: koen@… Owned by: mickey@…
Priority: high Milestone:
Component: openmoko-libs Version: current svn head
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: mickey@…, buglog@…, thomas@… Blocked By:
Blocking: Estimated Completion (week):
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Description

The UI for openmoko apps is terribly inconsistant, especially the way to exit
them, some apps have an 'exit' menu entry, others 'close', 'hide', or no such
thing at all!

Compare the menus for openmoko-dates and openmoko-contacts to see what I mean.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by mickey@…

Agreed. Exit and Help need to be part of the Application Menu. "Exit" always
needs to be called so, no matter whether the application internally is closing,
hiding, or exiting (sic!)

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by davewu01@…

  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by stefan@…

  • Owner changed from davewu01@… to mickey@…
  • Status changed from assigned to new
  • Component changed from Graphics Design to openmoko-libs
  • Milestone set to Phase 1

This should be fixed in the openmoko-libs

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by thomas@…

I disagree. This should be fixed by having clear guidelines describing the
OpenMoko? style, and then fixing the applications that do not conform.

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by thomas@…

  • Cc thomas@… added

comment:6 Changed 12 years ago by stefan@…

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

We have guidelines for OM2007.2 + a redesign of the UI to fit better for this
device.

comment:7 Changed 11 years ago by anonymous

  • Milestone Phase 1 deleted

Milestone Phase 1 deleted

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