Re: When Programmers Design Web Pages ...

Subject: Re: When Programmers Design Web Pages ...
From: "Steve Arrants" <stephena -at- compbear -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 09:23:36 -0800

From: <gdwarner -at- mindspring -dot- com> writes:
> During my midterm today, we were given a few
> web sites from which to select one and
> critique it in terms of navigation, typography,
> etc. I picked this one:
> I was not kind.
> ... so tell me: is it just me, or is there
> something seriously wrong with this site ...?

I don't know. You didn't include what you said about the site. But, I can
kinda guess you didn't like it. I don't know what criteria you used in your
critique. For me, it was a bit of a pain to deal with in terms of color,
type, etc. But I'm sure I'm not the target audience for the site. I don't
want to become an "Art School Student of Doom".

A few posters have brought up the "Know the audience" mantra, and they're
right. It is quite easy to criticize a site, a document, a television show,
etc. when you look at it on a gut level. But if it serves the audience and
gets its message across, it succeeds.


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