Re: McDonald's coffee, or does a self-evident label prevent user inju ry?

Subject: Re: McDonald's coffee, or does a self-evident label prevent user inju ry?
From: "Elliott C. Evans" <eeyore+ -at- cmu -dot- edu>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2001 13:18:22 -0500


Bailie, Rahel wrote:
> Similarly, I would argue that instructional or safety on a cup of hot
> coffee is less about protecting end users than protecting the company.

True, but...

> Labelling coffee "hot" does nothing to protect a user from driving off
> holding that cup of coffee between her thighs.

...this sentence reveals that you didn't read the article I referenced,
and don't actually know the facts of the case. (She wasn't driving.)

> And now I put this thread to rest,

What a cheap way to attempt to get the last word on the subject.


--
Elliott C. "Eeyore" Evans eeyore+ -at- cmu -dot- edu


^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Develop HTML-based Help with Macromedia Dreamweaver! (STC Discount.)
**NEW DATE/LOCATION!** January 16-17, 2001, New York, NY.
http://www.weisner.com/training/dreamweaver_help.htm or 800-646-9989.

Sponsored by DigiPub Solutions Corp, producers of PDF 2001
Conference East, June 4-5, Baltimore/Washington D.C. area.
http://www.pdfconference.com or toll-free 877/278-2131.

---
You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as: archive -at- raycomm -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/ for more resources and info.


Previous by Author: RE: cooking instructions for Kraft Dinner
Next by Author: Re: For Hardware TWs - a question
Previous by Thread: Re: When you really need to create a screen (WAS: Cursors! Foiled again.)
Next by Thread: Re: Not everyone wants to work in UI design (was RE: When you really need to create a screen)


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads