Re: User Interface Design Standards

Subject: Re: User Interface Design Standards
From: Tony Markos <ajmarkos -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Stuart Burnfield <sburnf -at- au1 -dot- ibm -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 09:22:41 -0800 (PST)

We should never cram a too much stuff on a page - that
is obviously bad. Still "skips" and "jump to"s should
be minimized - that is just common sense.

Tony Markos

--- Stuart Burnfield <sburnf -at- au1 -dot- ibm -dot- com> wrote:

> Tony said:
> > In the main proper User Interface design revolves
> around one key issue:
> > Minimizing the number of "skips" and "jump to"s

> In the bad old days, good UI design meant cramming
> as much on to
> each screen as humanly possible. This was because
> response times were
> typically so slow that users needed to get as much
> work done as possible
> before they had to press Return and spend the next
> 30+ seconds gazing
> blankly at the green screen and humming the latest
> disco hit.

> This strategy minimised "skips and jumps" but we
> would not do this today.

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