show_bug.cgi display layout
vseerror at Lehigh.EDU
Mon Jan 15 22:40:28 UTC 2007
Approximately half of you mentioned placement of the comment box.
Perhaps this issue can be more easily addressed (with concensus) than
However, I submit even 2.22's top placement (which for those with
editbug seems to be the concensus preference) is not ideal. I must
scroll to see the first or most recent comments or get past attachments
section (which I rarely need to see) and then scroll back up to change
any fields. I'd really rather see everything at once, or at least not
have to scroll much more than one page.
Has anyone tested a side-by-side arrangement? That is, have comments
start at the top of page in a scrollable column of their own next to the
I'd appreciate your comments on an example I've mocked up
http://i13.tinypic.com/2wehvg7.png Can it be mocked up on landfill?
For reporters and the like who don't have edit privs - 2.23's bottom
placement might encourage users to read the latest comments before
commenting themselves. OTOH 2.22's top placement, below attachments and
above comment 0, encourages nothing IMO - reading of the reporter's STR
or the last comments. So perhaps 2.23's setup is better.
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