Re: Proposed module: conduit

On 30 Jul 2008, at 12:50, John Stowers wrote:

What is the similar family of apps to conduit. What are people
expecting? Given a new type of tool, with which they are unfamiliar, is
it not OK to ask that the user spend a few minutes learning about it?

Yes, but these days, users expect the GUI itself to help them do that, rather than having to resort to the documentation straight away. They're looking for things like sample templates/configurations for common use cases, setup wizards, tutorial videos etc.


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

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