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Re: "turn the image around" UI idea

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:16:54 -0700
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Message-id: <BE1BF34C-4B39-4E4D-B597-3C7B9477947C@apple.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>

On Sep 19, 2012, at 2:40 PM, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:

> Maciej Stachowiak, Wed, 19 Sep 2012 13:13:29 -0700:
>> On Sep 19, 2012, at 10:56 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:
>>> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 11:37 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>>> On Sep 19, 2012, at 4:11 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>>> Then we would be back to the standard  tap and hold gesture for a
>>> touch device contextual menu. Not quite the wow factor but functional
>>> non-the-less.
>> If you go that route, you get into the limited space available for 
>> the longpress menu, since all the touch targets have to be large 
>> enough to hit. For example, the menu attached to an image that is 
>> also a link already fills the whole screen on my iPhone.
> So there should at least be no problem when the image *isn't* a link, 
> then.

I would not assume that - covering the whole screen is not the desired outcome. The point is that every item in the menu has to have extremely high justification to earn its slot, even more so than for context menus.

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