> On 28 Apr 2017, at 09:57, Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) <vali...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Clément Aubin <clement.au...@xwiki.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 04/27/2017 11:58 AM, Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) wrote:
>>> Some summary until now:
>>> P2: Craig, Olivier
>>> P4: Mahomed, Steffen, Jesse, Miroslav
>> As a «fresh» user, I would prefer P2, mostly because I don’t think that
>> every newcomer will have the intuition to look at the top-right corner
>> of the page for its options. Adding labels allows for those three icons
>> to be more visible.
> From an usability perspective, having labels is unbeatable both for new
> users and advanced users.

I agree for new users but not for advanced. Users who’ve used those button just 
once know about them and don’t need the labels. I’d go as far as saying that 
the labels could actually be distracting by taking more visual space and 
catching your eyes when you look at the UI as a whole and want to focus on the 

Now this could be minor and the advantages for the newcomers could be more 
important than the small downside for returning users.


> We could also display the icons labels only if the user has the «simple»
>> user profile and remove them as soon as he becomes more advanced.
> Not sure about making this configurable. It's a simple decision, we need to
> agree on a default. With this approach we make everything in XWiki
> configurable.
> The advantage of reaching to newcomers is that in time they will also
> become advanced users. We want to encourage user transformation. Also I
> don't think users that start with a more explicit interface will like the
> change after, since they will become accustomed to it.
> Thanks,
> Caty
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Clément Aubin
>> Web Developer Intern @XWiki SAS
>> clement.au...@xwiki.com
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