[Sugar-devel] Friends view UI affordances?
walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 07:18:14 EDT 2009
On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 5:31 PM, Michael Stone<michael at laptop.org> wrote:
> Before you know how Friends work, the Friends view it is completely barren
> except for the central XO-person and, as a result, is rather unusable. What are
> some ways that we could make the function of this screen more discoverable?
> So far, I've thought of a couple of things which might do the trick, but I'm
> interested in your feedback too. My ideas include:
> 1. Putting up a label when you have no friends telling you how to go get some.
> 2. Putting up a combobox listing people who you might add as friends.
> 3. Putting up a display like the "journal empty" display to try to tell you
> why you aren't seeing anything.
> 4. Putting up a button to move you to the neighborhood view, perhaps with a
> notification event to inform you of what to do.
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5. Automatically add anyone with whom you have been collaborating to
the Friends view. (Doesn't quite solve the problem Michael describes,
but it will result in a populated view. And it is easy enough to
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