Re: Localization Question

Subject: Re: Localization Question
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: Lou Quillio <public -at- quillio -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2006 10:28:16 -0400

Lou Quillio wrote:

"The program will *ask* if you want to continue. *Answer* yes."

Would that it were that easy, Lou. Sure, if you and I have control over the UI design, it can be. But on a Web page with thirty or forty controls in four or five graphically distinct styles each in a different area of the page and arrayed differently from the others--not to mention a bunch of promotional graphics--it is not at all obvious what the program is telling the user, let alone asking.

Try explaining to a client how to manage a domain that's registered through, for example. You need to be able to identify on-page controls at a more granular level than "Go Daddy asks you," and you need to be able to describe what changes visually on the monitor when your user clicks a particular control.

Would I like the Go Daddy interface to be simpler and more intuitive? You bet I would. But that's not my call, is it?


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