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From Stephane Bailliez <sbaill...@imediation.com>
Subject RE: [OT] UI Guidelines
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2001 13:54:49 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Donald [mailto:peter@apache.org]
> 
> I was just reading some UI guidelines and recomendations and 
> I came across a 
> line that some people may;
> * cause a chuckle
> * cause frothing at that mouth
> 
> Either way here it is ;)
> 
> "It is the height of arrogance for a software designer to 
> inflict a choice 
> like this on the user simply because the designer couldn't 
> think hard enough 
> to decide which option is really better."

What is it refering to ?
My understanding as far as I am concern:
"make a choice, whatever it is, but don't let the user make the decision for
you."

Might be ambiguous but you get the idea.

Am I wrong here ?

Stephane


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