Re: Need a word for...

Subject: Re: Need a word for...
From: "Monica Cellio" <cellio -at- pobox -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 12:59:29 -0500 (EST)

I don't think there's already a commonly-used word for this, so I think
you'll need to either define your own (I like the suggestion for
"turbulence") or describe the situation without naming it.

We had a similar bug that affected our GUI,. The effect was that an icon
moved back and forth one pixel several times per second. We called the
behavior "bobble-head" and we might have even shared that with our
customers, but we didn't put it in our user docs. :-) (Maybe the release
notes, though...)

Monica

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References:
Re: Need a word for...: From: voxwoman
Re: Need a word for...: From: Marguerite Krupp
Re: Need a word for...: From: Bill Swallow

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