Buddy list arrangement
salinasv at gmail.com
Fri Nov 26 12:14:33 EST 2010
On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 6:10 AM, Phil Hannent <phil at hannent.co.uk> wrote:
> Would like to raise a subject if I may about the layout of the buddylist.
> I know that people generally don't like change. However from a user
> interaction I noticed something about Skypes new layout that is more logical
> from a human brains perspective.
> The buddy icon is in the left most column, then the status icon then the
> Which is actually how our brains work. We are great at recognising
> faces/images, slower at reading names. Any chance of a change?
I like it. Somehow now I see the buddy list and I feel it a little ugly.
Most of the time I have disabled the "Buddy details option" because it
looks like a lot of wasted space. Maybe it would worth to add another
"Buddy display" option and use a (more) scaled down display image when
the buddy details are disabled, this way we can avoid wasting space
and have the visual access to our buddies.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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