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> In the main proper User Interface design revolves
> around one key issue: Minimizing the number of "skips"
> and "jump to"s of web materials that the user must
> perform in order to get the info that he/she needs.
> And minization of "skips" and "jump to"s is all about
> proper "chunking" - an analysis issue.
Um, no. User interface design is all about designing to meet users'
goals. If a series of "jump-to"s achieves the goal with minimal
confusion (do you use software to do your taxes?) then the UI was
> There is also a bunch of peripheral issues, such as
> selecting idioms, but these issues are of much lower
Selecting idioms? You don't select idioms. They present themselves and
you evaluate design based on what you know of the target users.
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