[Design] Manage Share/Collection Sharing dialog
twl at osafoundation.org
Wed Jun 28 14:21:39 PDT 2006
On Jun 27, 2006, at 11:24 AM, Priscilla Chung wrote:
> Please see my notes inline:
> On Jun 27, 2006, at 10:04 AM, Mimi Yin wrote:
>> I'm not sure that having the Sharing account in and of itself in
>> the Manage share dialog is inherently confusing. It's there as
>> supplementary information. It doesn't replace the Collection name,
>> which is still the primary way users identify shares. It's simply
>> part of the profile of the share.
> Right but why display supplementary (or as I would call it,
> secondary) information unless the user can do something with it
> like you can in the 'Accounts' area. Especially, as you said it,
> the primary way users identify shares is by the collection name.
> Perhaps 'confusing' isn't the correct term, but more like why show
> additional information that doesn't really help the user? It just
> ends up 'cluttering' up what you want the user to do, which is to
> manage his/her collection share.
> It's fine if you don't think it confuses the user. The
> supplementary information just doesn't seem like it's necessary to
> the user to identity the collection.
I may be an edge case here, but I currently have calendars from 3
different servers in my Chandler, so account information is useful to
me in recalling what came from where.
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