Re: Documenting "touchy" applications?

Subject: Re: Documenting "touchy" applications?
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 16:49:40 -0500

Jan Henning wrote:

> The first thing you should try, IMHO, is to get the developers to do it
> right. 'Right' in this case is that any reasonable expectation the user
> has should be fulfilled, and if the user wants to open a directory, he or
> she can reasonably expect to be able to do so in either half of the window.

That is the sort of thing that leads to bloated code. Suppose a decision
is made that the user should also be able to get the desired result with
a mouseOver as well as a right click. etc.


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Peter

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minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute-and it's
longer than any hour. That's relativity,"
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References:
Re: Documenting "touchy" applications?: From: John Posada
Re(2): Documenting "touchy" applications?: From: Jan Henning

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