[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Wed Oct 27 15:46:55 CEST 2010

Le mercredi 27 octobre 2010 à 09:27 -0400, Marc Paré a écrit :
> Le 2010-10-27 04:14, Morgan Leijström a écrit :
> > Den 2010-10-27 00:52:25 skrev Frank Griffin:
> >> Show anything, if it's asked for,
> >> whether the source is "disabled" or not.
> >
> > Maybe the packages could be visibly clearly coded by colour or simple symbols
> > wether they are GUI, console, or "other" (libs, language files, kernel... or
> > maybe kernel and other system essentials shoulkd have a special group)
> >
> Using colours for categories are usually not a good idea due to some 
> users' "colour blindness". In my opinion, colour categorization should 
> never be considered.

I concur.
This is something explain in Gnome HIG
( http://library.gnome.org/devel/hig-book/stable/design-color.html ),
and if I remember well my Human Interaction classes, colors may have
different cultural connotations and so we should avoid to carrying too
much information in it. But usually, the colorblind reason is enough to
convince people :)

Michael Scherer

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