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Dec
11
comment International\?? Standards for light switches?
Image at mkelectric.com/en-gb/Products/WD/Echo/Pages/default.aspx Benefits: put them anywhere without running wires through the wall. Relevance: there is not even any positional data about the state of the switch.
Dec
11
comment International\?? Standards for light switches?
@JackMaddington Moving switches in sympathy requires actuator motors and all sorts. It's a lot more expensive than a simple switch. And now there are available wireless switch-plates which rest in a "neutral" position and are pushed either top or bottom to activate the actual electrical circuit breaker concealed in the ceiling. You can have many more than one of the switch-plates control the on-off action. The neutral position conveys no information at all, but it is always the same action to turn the light on or off via any of the switch-plates.
Oct
13
comment Customer Verification
@Shieryn No, once you have the orderID, you have the address of the person who ordered it. You don't have my address, and I don't think it would be difficult to get the service agent to divulge the orderer's address, which I don't know. "Is it still in the warehouse? Oh: you already delivered it? Where to? I never got it!" (Which is true; I never got it, the orderer did. I want to know where he is.)
Oct
13
comment Customer Verification
Well, if make a guess at an order number and ring up and ask "Do you have my address right? Where are you going to deliver it?" what happens? The agent tells me and I know where to burgle.
Oct
2
comment How to communicate the message that the edit is auto-saved
Hmm. How is this different to my answer?
Oct
2
comment How to communicate the message that the edit is auto-saved
At the end of the table row where the filter/ordering controls are.
Oct
2
revised That last “don't go!” pop up — does it work?
Made message of pop-up clearer
Oct
2
answered How to communicate the message that the edit is auto-saved
Aug
14
reviewed Approve Drop-down menu navigated using hand gesture
Aug
14
reviewed Approve How to enhance bilingual - auto suggest search box?
Jul
3
comment Email vs Mobile Number?
I think there is deliberate misinterpretation of my comments going on here. Which actually shows that the question is not good.
Jul
3
comment Alert dialog to confirm a Cancel action
You should use a question like "Are you sure you want to Cancel and lose your changes?" [Yes] [No] and not have a button on the confirmation which is labelled Cancel at all.
Jul
3
comment Email vs Mobile Number?
All of these are reasons for not using either an email address or a mobile number at all, but instead using a username (which a user is less likely to change, having chosen it).
Jul
3
comment Email vs Mobile Number?
I interpreted the question as whether a user should be identified with an email address or a mobile number (or maybe neither: a username), not using the device to log in with. In the UK, ID is not required for a pay-as-you-go phone; the number is portable between providers. A person may have many email addresses and forget which to use, or change email providers and their address. A mobile number is more permanent than an email address.
Apr
27
comment How to display errors with single LED?
@PhillipW Could do, but that's far more difficult to interpret and relay over the phone to a service engineer than simply counting flashes of different colours.
Apr
26
revised How to display errors with single LED?
added 36 characters in body
Apr
26
answered How to display errors with single LED?
Apr
13
comment How to represent duplicate data with unique data on the same screen
Did you mean "unique for every app" at the end of the first sentence? And is "common across an apps" actually "all apps"?
Mar
23
comment Quantifying discoverability on where or how information is found, presented
Not all of that was mine, by any means. I just adjusted an anonymous suggestion.
Mar
23
reviewed Edit Quantifying discoverability on where or how information is found, presented