Naming TransformAble2

John Norman john at
Thu Oct 2 16:39:19 UTC 2008

We run transformable1 in production and have renamed it "Display  
Options" so that would get my vote.


On 2 Oct 2008, at 17:19, Gary Thompson wrote:

> For Infusion 0.6, we are planning on designing and building a fluid
> component that is the second generation of TransformAble.  For more
> information on the original TransformAble, see:
> The fluid component is inspired by the BBC display options interface,
> seen here:
> The basic idea is to allow users to set display preferences that
> transform the content and presentation to match their preferences.   
> It's
> effect is largely around color, font, spacing, and images, and has
> specific consideration for accessibility needs like high contrast and
> text magnification.
> I have been tasked with initial design and wanted to start some of the
> basic component wiki pages to capture thoughts and information on the
> new component.
> The question: what to name it?
> Might as well get that sorted out from the beginning, so we don't have
> to go back later and rename wiki pages and APIs.
> Potential names:
> Display Options (what the BBC calls it)
> Display Preferences
> Display Customizer
> Display Transformer (more than meets the eye?)
> Transformable Display
> Others?
> Gary
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