[sword-devel] SwordReader PocketPC and SmartPhone CAB files.
sonwon.1 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 15:52:18 MST 2008
David Trotz wrote:
>> The gui looks real clean. I would prefer the navigate features to be
>> single tap access instead of having to tap into a menu. Is there a
>> reason behind the current menu system, like M$ usability guidelines?
> The menu was driven by the Smartphone which can only have two menu
> items. We decided that a single menuing system between the versions
> would make things a lot easier to maintain. Plus on Windows Mobile 6
> when you go to 3 or more menu items you loose the shiny menu look, and
> get the plain menu's instead. (Not sure if that made much sense)
I don't think I would agree with using a single interface for both
systems. While there are many similarities there are also many
differences. By dumbing down the interface on the Windows Mobile you
loose a lot of the power of the platform. The Windows Mobile platform
can compete with a desktop in many ways. I don't believe the SmartPhone
can get as close to the desktop as Mobile can, too little functionality.
I do find the loss of the 'shiny menu' distressing. I think it would be
a worth while trade off to make the user interface more efficient.
Perhaps the interface could be user selectable and defaulted based on
Any chance of reopening this discussion? I guess I just did. :)
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