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Spin-off from. There, Dries requested that continued discussion about this topic be spun off into a new issue, so this is it.
The latest patch in that issue uses specific device names as the labels for the preset sizes that can be previewed:
- iPhone 5
- iPhone 4
- Nexus 4
- Nexus 7
- Typical desktop
- Small phone
In, Dries said:
Having talked to various users about this at numerous occasions, I feel pretty strong about using device names
But Bojhan responded with:
Could you provide more background on how you presented the case, and what feedback you got... I like that you are performing user research, but its a little vague on the particulars - which is important for us to understand how users perceive this.
Note that the list is stored as a configuration file, so can be customized per site through a configuration UI, per distribution, by other modules in code, etc. The discussion here is about what we want core defaults to be.
TODO: Update this issue summary with other considerations that should be considered besides user preference as revealed through user research.