Naming TransformAble2

Jacob Farber jacob.farber at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 17:20:04 UTC 2008


Perhaps "Interface Options" is more apt?
On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14 PM, Jutta Treviranus <
jutta.treviranus at utoronto.ca> wrote:

> Are there also some control transformations - personal preferences
> regarding keyboard navigation, size and spacing of input field or
> buttons (independent of the rest of the display) for people with
> imprecise pointing, etc.
>
> If so I think we should not limit the name to 'display,' even if we
> are not enabling these transformations  in this round.
>
> Jutta
>
> At 9:19 AM -0700 10/2/08, 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:
> >http://transformable.atrc.utoronto.ca/
> >
> >The fluid component is inspired by the BBC display options interface,
> >seen here:
> >http://www.bbc.co.uk/displayoptions/customise.shtml?url=www.bbc.co.uk/
> >
> >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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