Re: Latin vs. Germanic

Subject: Re: Latin vs. Germanic
From: Buck Buchanan <buck -dot- buchanan -at- CITICORP -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 07:55:59 -0700

Lisa Ann Miller wrote:
> Alexia Prendergast wrote:
> "I'm a select/choose person. I hardly ever use the mouse in
> place of keyboard shortcuts. "Click" rubs me the wrong way...
> it seems clumsy, like those big, fat pencils kids use to learn
> to print."

In 1980 I published a magazine article "To Mouse or not to Mouse."

I proved by an extensive survey that mice would never be popular. My
most convincing argument was that no one had the room on his/her desk
for a mousepad.

Now my hand is permanently deformed to the shape of my mouse.

How wrong can we be?

Buck Buchanan
Software Documentation
Citicorp Technology Center
Westlake, Texas
Speaking for me, not for them!

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