[maemo-users] Postal address in Contacts?

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Date: Wed Jun 18 15:24:48 EEST 2008
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 12:12:35PM +0300, Eero Tamminen wrote:
> Hi,
> ext Mark Haury wrote:
> >> The tablet is, to me, an electronic communications device.
> >> Would I like for *all* my contact information to be in there?
> >> Of course, but if we have to pick and choose, then it makes sense
>  >> to have the information that is immediately useful, like phone
> >> numbers, e-mail addresses, and IM addresses (the latter two pretty
> >> much the same, heck, with VOIP, all three pretty much the same).
> >>   
> > Here's the biggest flaw in your argument: if there's already a contacts app with 
> > even one field, it's utterly trivial to add more fields, and criminal not to do 
> > so. It's not an issue of "picking and choosing". The app exists, it's just 
> > deliberately crippled, just like all those crippled locked cell phones out there.
> In general, the more stuff you put to the UI the more complicated
> it becomes to the user, but good UI design should be able to help
> with that.  Although I might not agree with everything you said, :-)
> I think your first mail was well argumented, maybe you could file
> an enhancement request to bugs.maemo.org (if there isn't similar
> one yet)?

I was the original poster;  I'll try to figure out how to do that.

-- hendrik

> 	- Eero
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