[messaging] between fingerprint transcription and comparison

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Mon Mar 10 11:15:56 PDT 2014

On 03/10/2014 01:22 PM, Tom Ritter wrote:
> I dislike having to ask the user to do the same thing multiple times -
> that's tedious and (I think) on the verge of insulting.

yep, agreed.

> I do like the idea of presenting it in multiple parts, with say the
> last 3/4 ths blurred unintelligibly, then the first 1/4 and last 1/2,
> etc.  You get a four-part question, but the user doesn't see it as the
> same question.

hm, i like this, but it seems like instead of the user learning a
"click-OK-to-get-on-with-it" patter, they might now learn the
"click-OK,click-OK,click-OK,click-OK-to-get-on-with-it" pattern.

I guess you could have them select each sub group from a pool of close
matches (plus "none of these" maybe?) at each stage, though, so that
they do actually have to look at the data.


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