Re: Enter the build sheriff: Jacob.
- From: murrayc t-online de (Murray Cumming)
- To: Alan Cox <alan redhat com>
- Cc: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>, Seth Nickell <snickell stanford edu>, veillard redhat com, Gnome Hackers <gnome-hackers gnome org>, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Enter the build sheriff: Jacob.
- Date: 14 Mar 2002 18:56:41 +0100
On Thu, 2002-03-14 at 18:27, Alan Cox wrote:
> > When we can't afford the testing, we have to go with prior art and
> > research and general principles based on those, and that is 100% the
> > right approach.
> Prior art without understanding which bits are good or caused by 20 year
> old lawsuits ? Oh dear me.
Isn't it the Mac that uses No, Yes, based on user testing? And isn't it
Windows that used Yes, No, just to avoid lawsuits from Apple? So, don't
both of your reasons support No, Yes?
> Let me quote google
> yes/no 2.3 million hits (a lot are yes,no,no things
> no/yes 640,000 hits on both of these due to google)
> "yes or no" 441,000
> "no or yes" 4870
> Begin to get the picture ?
> 441,000 web page authors know the right ordering.
I'm backing away quietly. Look, I'm not making any sudden movements.
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