[Design] Questions about name that appears in detail view bi-line
grant at osafoundation.org
Thu Mar 8 14:57:37 PST 2007
On 8 Mar, 2007, at 14:48, Mimi Yin wrote:
>>> - For an item which is both shared and emailed, I suppose the
>>> emailness overwrite the shareness and then the byline should say
>>> "Send as <lastModifiedby>" rather than "Edited by
>>> <lastModifiedby>" when editing. What if the item is synced but
>>> not sent? I still think it should say "Send as" and not switch to
>>> "Updated by" (i.e. emailness always win). Is that ok?
>> Actually, the stamping spec currently has this the other way around.
> Oh is that true? Where do you see that Grant? So long as the item
> has not been Sent, the Send as: field prevails. 'Updated by' only
> appears if the item has been 'Updated' by clicking on the 'Update'
> button in the toolbar. Hopefully, I'm not misunderstanding everybody.
I had thought the Send as: field prevailed, too. But then I went and
looked at the spec, and doubt entered my mind:
> Edited by appears if:
> * Item has been edited, while the user is editing, regardless
> of whether it has been Sent/Updated or not
> * At this point, if the item has been stamped and addressed,
> the value for the Edited by field is a pulldown where the user can
> select an email account to Send the item from; OR contains a prompt
> to set up their email account info.
To me, that sounded as if Edited by was going to win.
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