[Sugar-devel] Call for testing
simon at schampijer.de
Sun Jan 17 18:01:07 EST 2010
On 01/17/2010 11:47 PM, Christian Marc Schmidt wrote:
> Hi Simon
> These are all very important issues to discuss. I would feel much more
> comfortable, given how far along we already are in the design process, if
> there were a way to test design changes before releasing them as a public
> build. Especially seeing as we are increasingly faced with situations where
> either solution seems acceptable, and it is a question of perspective or
> usability, as was the case for yesterday's Home view discussion.
Sure, I see your concerns.
> I'll start thinking about a protocol by which to test the current build of
> Sugar and gather structured feedback in order to share it with the entire
> design team. That should help us make informed decisions regarding changes
> to what is already there. For new features, it should mostly be sufficient
> to test low-fidelity prototypes, i.e. print-outs of what the screens might
> look like, to be able to gage how intuitive they are.
> I'll aim to have something to share by our next meeting. If anyone would
> like to participate in helping me create the test protocol, please let me
Great, I will think about the test protocol, too. And, i will work on a
patch that helps us to easily switch between the two scenarios for testing.
Thanks for all those thoughts - I think we are on the right track,
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