Re: Who cares about ethics?

Subject: Re: Who cares about ethics?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <gene -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 10:22:22 -0700

In the specific situation you describe, I would say that so long as your alterations are not
persuading people to buy the product who would not buy it if they saw the actual UI, you're

Gene Kim-Eng

At 08:18 PM 4/10/2003 -0700, Keri Morgret wrote:

But what about when I also scoot the OK and Cancel buttons over a little bit, so it looks more balanced, like I had taken the screenshot like that? What about when I line up a couple of elements in the forms so that it looks better visually, and makes it such that I can take a large amount of "dead" space out of the middle? Again, I'm not deleting any content, but now I'm not 100% reflecting exactly what the interface looks like.

I am NOT doing anything of the sort for any marketing material.. and this is an end of life product that a third party has made, where correcting the problems of the interface is not an easy option.

I've been thinking about posting this for a bit now, and Dawn's post prompted me to go ahead and post.
I'm interested in seeing if others often find themselves in a similar situation, and what other views on the subject are.

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