[Sugar-devel] [sugarlabs/sugar-toolkit-gtk3] Save As Popup (#327)

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at usa.net
Fri Jul 15 09:04:20 EDT 2016

Hi, Dave

The screenshot was archaeological - a feature since removed from Sugar.

I have not used any formal social science methodology (and really don't 
plan to - my time at the deployments is limited and is focussed on 
introducing new capabilities which may be of use to the teachers and 


On 07/15/2016 02:55 PM, Dave Crossland wrote:
> On 15 July 2016 at 08:33, Tony Anderson <tony_anderson at usa.net 
> <mailto:tony_anderson at usa.net>> wrote:
>     I think we all hope someone will attempt to work with and support
>     our users. I have a lot of experience over many years working
>     with deployments, but would not suggest anything I have done is
>     definitive.
> I understand that; I'm curious as to if you have worked with 'formal' 
> user testing methods (eg 
> https://www.usability.gov/how-to-and-tools/methods/)
>     This is a feature that my experience tells me is needed.
> I don't doubt that :)
>     I am trying to develop a training sequence in web technology. It
>     is essential for that. Since it has been implemented and this is
>     open source,
>     I can use it as I need it.
> Sure! I'm not trying to dissuade you from running private fork 
> features in the deployments you manage :)
> I am trying to meet your needs as well as the needs of other 
> contributors.
> I presume Sebastian posted the screenshot to suggest that the user 
> experience of this feature is not yet very good from his perspective. 
> The large size of the dialog is surprising to me.
> Since you are leading the development of this feature, since you have 
> ready access to children with XOs, and since you are advocating the 
> change, I think that methodological user testing can help you improve 
> the feature for yourself, and help address the concerns of other 
> community members :)
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