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Re: A really good article on software usability



On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 17:32 +0000, Scott van Looy wrote:
> Today William Case did spake thusly:
> 
> > Hi Jim;
> >
> > A really good article.  It says again what needs to be said and revels a
> > viable opportunity for Linux development.
> >
> > Regarding his remarks on configuration, I believe Linux can supply both
> > supper clean, feature minimal defaults with only the most important
> > adjustments in 'Preferences' while at the same time supplying a
> > configuration packed tool like Gnome-configuration-editor (but more
> > options, far more options) that lets a user set things exactly like he
> > wants if he/she is willing to dig in and do the work and
> > experimentation.
> 
> As a UI developer I'd just like to point out that his "one size fits all" 
> approach sucks... ;)
<grin/> Not only as a UI developer, it applies to everyday life as well.

What the author missed: The vast majority of cars in Europe are equipped
with "manual transmissions" ;)

Ralf



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