[WikiEN-l] Fwd: [Commons-l] Musing with professional photographers: further lessons learned

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 12:58:24 UTC 2008

Is there a professional human factors expert in the house?

- d.

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From: David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>
Date: 24 Feb 2008 12:58
Subject: Re: [Commons-l] [WikiEN-l] Musing with professional
photographers: further lessons learned
To: Wikimedia Commons Discussion List <commons-l at lists.wikimedia.org>

On 24/02/2008, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
 > On 24/02/2008, Chris McKenna <cmckenna at sucs.org> wrote:
 >  > On Sun, 24 Feb 2008, Florian Straub wrote:

 >  >  > I like the idea, but aren't magnifiers reserved for "search"?

 >  > In PDF readers at least, magnifiers are used for zoom, and binoculours
 >  >  (sp?) for search.

 > My unscientific sample of two said "it'd give you a bigger version"
 >  when I asked them what they thought it meant. It looks a lot like the
 >  magnifier on Adobe Acrobat.

I stress again that we need a proper professional human factors expert
 on the case. Is there anyone reading this who counts as such, who
 could tell us the right questions to ask? Then all interested parties
 can run this right set of questions past people they know!

 - d.

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