Re: Tab and Subtab?

Subject: Re: Tab and Subtab?
From: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: 'techwr-l List' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2010 22:01:39 -0500

Those of us without fear tend to whup the developers upside the head when we encounter such poor design in a product we're trying to document. However, despite our tender ministrations, sometimes the developers ignore our sage advice and that sort of foolishness escapes into the wild and we're stuck describing a really crappy user interface. In those cases, to further distance ourselves from a poorly-designed product, we remove the instances of our own name that we usually put into screen captures.
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On 4/24/2010 8:25 PM, Gene Kim-Eng wrote:
> You have multiple layers of tabs and views. They are all tabs and all views,
> regardless of how many levels down they are.
> What are you going to say when your deveopers decide to add a third or fourth
> level of views? If I see trialware instructing me to click on a
> "subsubsubview," I'm gojng to uninstall it immediately. I might even run a
> registry cleaner and defrag my hard drive just to make sure it's completely
> gone.
> Gene Kim-Eng

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