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On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 8:42 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>wrote:
> I think the last time I had that on a to-do list it was called
> something like "edit UI text."
> If you're moving things around on screen, that's UI design.
> It's not any kind of testing.
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 8:16 AM, Wroblewski, Victoria
> <vwroblewski -at- necsphere -dot- com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: CJ Daly
> > Sent: Monday, January 02, 2012 1:43 PM
> > Subject: interface editing
> > I'm trying to explain to my boss that I'm do more than just write
> documentation. I take the interface that the programmer
> > and the designer have created and I edit the on-screen language, button
> and field names and change placement of items on the screen. I also edit
> the text of the error messages to make them more helpful for the users. I
> don't want to call it interface design because the designer came up with
> the look & feel and the programmer uses it. I'm editing what's already been
> created. It's not really quality control/assurance/improvement because I'm
> not testing the validity of the data itself or streamlining the process of
> how the data is gathered. I'm not doing any direct testing with users (nor
> am I focusing on special needs users) so I hesitate to call it usability.
> I'm looking for a phrase to describe it. Does "interface editing" describe
> it well enough? Any suggestions?
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