Re: Whither book "Developing Windows Error Messages" 2

Subject: Re: Whither book "Developing Windows Error Messages" 2
From: AlQuin <cbon -at- WXS -dot- NL>
Date: Sun, 27 Dec 1998 21:35:41 +0100

On 22-12-1998 23:52 Martha J Davidson wrote:

>What about all of the times I *knew* what I wanted to do, but my fingers
>still clicked the wrong button? I'm often grateful for those "Are you really
>sure?" messages; they've saved me from "oh @#%#!, how can I get out
>of this without having to recreate everything?" any number of times.

I think this class of messages is part of good interface design and can
be embedded in a less guarding form in the s/w interface...

Kees de Bondt

The Quality Professionals from Holland
wish you and yours
a prosit neujahr
AlQuin Total Quality - cbon -at- wxs -dot- nl

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