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Re: "turn the image around" UI idea

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 21:11:11 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2kpsLzE630=wAJzogij=Z5PtWe-oM6p7hz2u_gGyRu6Og@mail.gmail.com>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Yes, exactly what I meant. But I don't think it's going to work, in
particular in Desktop browsers. Was just a random idea for touch
devises.

Cheers,
Silvia.

On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 9:09 PM, Laura Carlson
<laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Maciej,
>
> Yes, I agree that the technique would need to be explained and
> illustrated. I imagine that a UI could have a flip transition: akin to
> flipping over a hard-copy physical photograph to read what is written
> on the back. It that what you meant Silvia? That is what I envisioned.
> It could be cool.
>
> Best Regards,
> Laura
>
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Sep 18, 2012, at 1:47 PM, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Maciej,
>>>
>>> In another thread you said:
>>>
>>>> The "turn the image around" idea is handwavey to the point of uselessness.
>>>
>>> Could you explain what you mean by "handwavey"? And why you believe it
>>> would be useless? I really liked Silvia's new UI idea.
>>
>> Quoting: "It could also be... listed "on the back of the image" e.g. if the UI allowed to "turn it around""
>>
>> Speaking with my implementor hat on:
>>
>> This lacks sufficient detail as written to actually implement anything. I don't know what "the back of the image" means, or what specifically you would do to "turn it around". This is handwaving, not a description of an actual implementable UI.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Maciej
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Laura L. Carlson
Received on Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:12:01 GMT

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