Re: [Usability]Some HIG comments
- From: Dave Camp <dave ximian com>
- To: Seth Nickell <snickell stanford edu>
- Cc: usability gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Usability]Some HIG comments
- Date: 23 Aug 2002 15:04:17 -0400
On Fri, 2002-08-23 at 14:54, Seth Nickell wrote:
> > There should be a clear way of marking iffy situations. There are a
> > lot of caveats mentioned in the various UI concepts (things like "be
> > careful when doing this" or "only do this when..."). Things like this
> > should be prominently flagged.
> Would <warning> tags be too strong? These would seperate the statements
> from the rest of the text and put a little warning image next to them.
I don't think they'd be too strong. Caveats are pretty damned
important. I'd argue that they should be as noticable as headings, so
that someone glancing over the document doesn't take a heading as a
no-questions-asked endorsement of a concept.
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