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RE: ISSUE-6: User Interface Issues for Mobile Browsing

From: Timothy Hahn <hahnt@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 07:54:36 -0400
To: public-wsc-wg@w3.org
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Hi all,

+1 from me on the proposed scenario.

Note, the future is now.  I saw Citi advertise this on a TV commercial last
week, and they have information on this on their website.  I didn't want to
toss in a URL here in case you're worried about following it blindly.  So,
to find more information, go to Citi's website and then near the right side
of the page is a "Services" category with a "Citi Mobile (SM)" link.  This
is where I found more information on this feature from Citi.

Tim Hahn
IBM Distinguished Engineer

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I like it

-----Original Message-----
From: public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Luis Barriga (KI/EAB)
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 2:02 PM
To: Mary Ellen Zurko
Cc: public-wsc-wg@w3.org
Subject: RE: ISSUE-6: User Interface Issues for Mobile Browsing

Mez>> Do you want to propose a use case to add?

Actually, I meant a scenario. Here is a proposal:


While on the move, Alice suddenly remembers she has to make an urgent
banking transaction. She has used her mobile browser previously for
retrieving information from the web, but this time she decides to use
her phone due to the urgency. She starts her mobile phone browser and
enters a URL that she recalls having seen on her home desktop browser.
After some delay, longer than usual, the phone starts showing a page.
Due to screen size, Alice notices that the layout is somewhat familiar,
but still not the same as the one in her dekstop. She can't see the full
URL either. Alice scrolls and spots the link that takes her to the
transaction page and clicks on it. After some delay, the phone displays
a page asking her to enter her usual bank credentials. How is Alice to
know that her bank credentials can be safely entered into the page?

Destination site
    no prior interaction, known organization


Intended interaction
    submission of sensitive information

Actual interaction
    submission of sensitive information



From: Mary Ellen Zurko [mailto:Mary_Ellen_Zurko@notesdev.ibm.com]
Sent: den 27 juni 2007 23:25
To: Luis Barriga (KI/EAB)
Cc: public-wsc-wg@w3.org
Subject: RE: ISSUE-6: User Interface Issues for Mobile Browsing

> I agree on extending 10.1, possibly with a sub-section "10.0.1 UI
> Issues in Mobile Browsing" giving a very brief summary and then a
> link to my contribution. But we need to agree also where to store
> the contribution itself. Maybe the Wiki's DocsRepository? This is
> the least we should do.

Yes, I agree, it should be there so we can reference it.

Would you draft 10.0.1 as well?

> I also think that some parts of this could be incorporated into
> section "6 Use Cases". The current text is desktop browser focused
> with a static user. It should be possible to capture the case when a
> user is on the move and uses her phone to visit a web site to e.g.
> pay a bill or retrieve some information after logging in.

Do you want to propose a use case to add?

> Regarding the applicability, I think we should sync on this with
> upcoming Action-239.

Yes, ACTION-239 should not be able to avoid this (and note I just used
the UPCASE version of the identifier, so now Tracker will point to this,
for Jan Vidar's convenience).

> Luis

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