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Subject:Re: Information Mapping From:"Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 17 Jan 1997 13:36:36 -0800
At 02:56 PM 1/17/97 -0600, C. Brannon Golden wrote:
>Info Mapping in its raw form is downright ugly. However, with the right =
>typefaces, some intelligent application of their *principles*, and just =
>a touch of design finesse, you can create elegant, highly usable =
Right on, Brannon. I have always thought that the sheer ugliness of any
document that slavishly follows information mapping style was the biggest
impediment to anyone's taking their approach seriously. I avoided reading
their stuff for years because it made me wince. Even wearing sunglasses
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