On 25 July 2012 21:01, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 25 July 2012 20:44, Thomas Morton <morton.tho...@googlemail.com> wrote: > > > One of the key problems with the interface is that it doesn't do a lot to > > seperate editing and reading. > > I know the point is to make editing easy - and to encourage readers to > > become editors. But realistically most of them will not - and we could do > > significantly better in streamlining our anon. front end. > > > I would disagree. We need to make it easy for people to hit "edit", > and we need to make it easy for them to be able to do something > useful. > > (This is why I'm so disappointed the mobile app doesn't do editing, > for example. Or, indeed, some way to take a photo and quickly add it > to an article.) > > Yes.
We also need to be understanding of the "99%" - the ones who just want to read. Our interface should suit the reader - with a prominent prompt to edit. Which once clicked opens things up into the world of editing Wikipedia. But if you don't click that prompt then you don't get useless fluff to distract you. This all ties back to my view that we don't think of the average reader enough :) Tom _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l