Re: Private note - Re: Office 2007 Beta 2

Subject: Re: Private note - Re: Office 2007 Beta 2
From: Sean Wheller <sean -at- inwords -dot- co -dot- za>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 15:50:34 +0200

On Friday 14 July 2006 15:27, Jonathan West wrote:
> > Jonathan West wrote:
> > > (It is strange that Microsoft thinks "discoverability" rather than
> > > "usability" should be the key, but that's an issue for another day...)
> >
> > No, for today. It's Friday.
> >
> > Usability is old. Discoverability is the new flavor of the month.
> >
> > Remember, the guys who put forth these pseudo-concepts seem to
> > make a lot more money than you or I.
> >
> > I can see it now... Next month's flavor...
> > Variability! The interface changes randomly, allowing the user to
> > work and play simultaneously!!! It's not "save" but "plugh!" Not
> > "find" but "xyzzy".

Yes we call this 'fluid' interface design.

Ask me about the Monkey.

Sean Wheller
Technical Author
sean -at- inwords -dot- co -dot- za

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