Re: The Revenge of the Geeks

From: Gene Wirchenko <>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2013 09:55:52 -0800
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On Mon, 04 Feb 2013 18:28:47 -0500, Arne Vajh°j <> wrote:

>On 2/4/2013 5:09 PM, Gene Wirchenko wrote:


>> But a neutral judge might choke on the buttons.
>I doubt it. Good UX is different for different types

     Sorry. I have had too much exposure to people dissing things that are not the way that they would do it.

>of people. People that use an app a lot is known to prefer
>to have as much functionality as possible directly
>accessible without going through too much hassle.

     Last sentence: I had not thought of that exactly that way, but yes, I think you nailed it there. Thank you for the insight.

>And anyway it is not really your idea, so you do not risk
>your judgement to be influenced by owners pride. The owner
>may be a poor judge as it is his baby.

     If I go along with a bad idea in my area, I am culpable. I do not have a problem with the design though. I thought at first that it looked a bit odd, but my first priority is does it work? It works well. And remember that I know that since I have used it to do real work.


Gene Wirchenko Received on Tue Feb 05 2013 - 18:55:52 CET

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