[FoRK] UI evolution

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 14:14:55 PST 2013


I ME CONFUSE TOo

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III <j3 at barrera.org> wrote:
> Actually, Lucas's post confused me because in my original post I stated that
> the command line has the same issue. In fact my point was that unguessable
> gestures trash the usability gains that came from transitioning from the
> command line to WIMP.
>
> - Joe
>
>
> On 2/20/2013 1:45 PM, Kent Spaulding wrote:
>>
>> Joe was suggesting that all OSes support a ?-mark gesture to call up
>> help... I suppose.
>>
>> On Feb 16, 2013, at 10:50 AM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
>>
>>> It's the same issue on the command line. Discoverability comes from
>>> visibility, but adding a program to your $PATH doesn't surface it.
>>>
>>> I remember discovering "less" when it succeeded "more". I happened to
>>> be watching a dev at the command line because he was showing me some
>>> code. That was discoverability for the console.
>>>
>>> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 10:30 AM, Kelley Howell
>>> <kcwalker at inkworkswell.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> That's too bad. Normally, it's only when you DO know the gestures that
>>>> any
>>>> sort of screwing goes on. :)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> At 10:39 AM 2/16/2013, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> If you don't know the gestures, you're screwed.
>>>>>
>>>>> - Joe
>>>>
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