Re: [HIG] Naming
- From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs noisehavoc org>
- To: Kathy Fernandes <fernande nosc mil>
- Cc: hig gnome org
- Subject: Re: [HIG] Naming
- Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 11:01:04 -0800
On 07Nov2001 08:31AM (-0800), Kathy Fernandes wrote:
> While I agree that design decisions should be based on user testing,
> are there design conventions such as action names, order of menu
> contents, shortcuts that we want to "strongly encourage" (require?)
> developers to use (to ensure consistency across applications within a
> system)? Are there some guidelines that need to be stated as "shall"
> rather than "should" so that this happens?
Some should be worded more strongly than others. In some cases it's OK
to use a very strong word like "shall" or "must".
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