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Bug Id ?
Reporter ?
Jeff
Product/Version ?
Bugdar / 1.2.3
Status ?
Unconfirmed
Severity ?
Enhancement
Duplicate Of ?
- none -
Fixed in Revision ?
Mstone ?
Summary ?
cleaner bug display based on human interface design guidelines (HIG)
Report Time ?
April 13, 2009 02:02 PM
Assignment ?
Resolution ?
Open
Priority ?
Normal
Dependencies ?
- none -
Mstone (old) ?


Attachments
bugdar mockup.png mockup (created with glade)
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April 13, 2009 02:02 PM Jeff
I would like to help you by providing some advice on ui design and usability. I'm quite versed in the GNOME (and to some extent, Apple) user interface design guidelines [1][2], and I have (re)designed tons of desktop application user interfaces. I would like to provide a cleaner look for Bugdar. I will attach an initial mockup of what the "Bug display" page could be made to look like.

[1]: http://library.gnome.org/devel/hig-book/stable/
[2]: http://developer.apple.com/documentation/UserExperience/Conceptual/AppleHIGuidelines/XHIGIntro/XHIGIntro.html

April 13, 2009 02:05 PM Jeff
In my humble opinion, a bug report page like this one would be cleaner, take less space, more efficient and easier to use.

April 18, 2009 08:33 PM Robert
I agree completely that the current bug interface needs a lot of work. Your interface mockup is quite nice and I'd love to collaborate with you on some mockup ideas when 2.0 gets to this stage. Keep an eye on the blog for status updates, but I will ping this bug report when the interface work is being done as well.

April 29, 2009 01:18 PM nandou2
Yes, in the screenshot there is a "make this bug report private"

This is a feature i would like very much to have. Is this already implemented?

April 29, 2009 03:28 PM Robert
Yes, there is a "Hidden" flag next to the Bug ID field.