Re: [HIG] Naming
- From: Gregory Merchan <merchan phys lsu edu>
- To: hig gnome org
- Subject: Re: [HIG] Naming
- Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 12:28:58 -0600
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 04:15:17AM -0800, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On 07Nov2001 12:02PM (+0000), Calum Benson wrote:
> > Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> > > The complete title is GNOME Human Interface Guidelines. Therefore it's
> > > about GNOME interfacing with humans.
> > Perhaps, technically, it should really be "GNOME Human-Interface
> > Guidelines", as in "Anglo-American relations" :o)
> > > Style implies it's a matter of taste. Standard implies that it's all
> > > hard and fast, black and white rules. But it's not! Interface design
> > > is all about gray areas and tradeoffs. The ultimate arbiter of
> > > correctness is user testing, not any list of rules.
> > Personally, I'm all for active titles for chapter names, headings, and
> > the book itself. I'd call it something like "Designing Wonderful User
> > Interfaces for GNOME 2.0" (a lame example off the top of my head, but
> > you get the idea).
> I'm all for literal-minded utilitarion minimalism.
> - Maciej
What is utilitarion?
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