Re: GNOME personas

On Sun, 2002-12-22 at 01:58, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Hi,
> I just finished "The Inmates Are Running the Asylum" by Alan Cooper,
> and was talking to Seth about it. The book proposes a specific
> methodology using "personas" for judging and arriving at UI designs.
> Both of us think this might work well for GNOME because it's pretty
> straightforward and pretty concrete.

Of course, a similar technique is also mentioned in the HIG so you
should all be doing it already :P  Having a set of common reference
personas on the website sounds like a cool idea though.


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson sun com            GNOME Desktop Group                      +353 1 819 9771

Any opinions are personal and not necessarily those of Sun Microsystems

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