KGeography, 2 improvement suggestions

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Sun Jun 3 16:50:45 UTC 2012

El Diumenge, 3 de juny de 2012, a les 16:04:45, Laurent G. va escriure:
> Le 26/05/2012 23:46, Loïc Etienne a écrit :
> > 1. Random color assignment (on demand)
> > 
> > For example, I know that Liberia is the red one. But it is not what I am
> > supposed to learn.
> > 
> > 
> > 2. Change of map orientation
> > 
> > For better memorizing the relative positions of the countries to each
> > others. Furthermore, it is always enlightening to consider things from
> > another perspective. Even orientation change (axial symmetry) could be
> > interesting, and probably easy to implement.
> > 
> > 
> > Thank you for kde-edu.
> Hi,
> For first proposition, I tinkered around but encountered a possible
> glitch in user least astonishment principle when it comes to showing
> good and bad answers : as a side effect of my (wanted minimal) changes,
> good and bad answers are (still) shown with original colors not
> shuffled/randomed colors meanwhile we still show these shuffled colors
> on the map at then end of the game. Changing the way the answers are
> shown is another beast to cope with.
> Is it a show stopper to you ?

Sincerely I don't think it's acceptable to give the "wrong" colors in the 
answers dialog

> For second proposition, I'd rather play with orientation just for parts
> that should be recognized in the mcq (as the flags or capitals are).
> Putting a "whole" (say World) east to top for example sounds less
> interesting to me.
> Anne-Marie asked Loïc to reports these wishes as requests on the
> tracker, but if accounts on tracker and accounts on the mailing list are
> different things I know it can be discouraging to have one more account
> with a password to recall just for a one time wish/idea. I guess I can
> add these wishes on behalf of Loïc. Should I ?

In my opinion if he did not create the bugs its because he doesn't really care 
that much, but feel free :-)


> Regards.
> Laurent G.
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