Re: [Usability]Re: `New' sub-menu in desktop's rightclick-menu

On Thu, 2002-05-23 at 08:51, Christian Rose wrote:
> On 23 May 2002, David Moles wrote:
> > Probably it's all three, and we need to strike a balance... which I
> > think we've been doing a reasonable job of so far, at least where the
> > first two groups are concerned. (Lack of consistency may cause problems
> > for the last group.)
> I'd argue that lack of consistency does cause problems for every single
> user, all categories, that isn't always using only one application and
> the same application every time they use a computer. Heck, even for those
> who always only use the one application, inconsistency in its own
> interface can cause problems.

Well, what I was thinking is that both hackers and Windows users are
used to the idea that software can be unreliable, inconsistent and
generally ill-behaved, which someone just learning to use a computer
may have trouble with. :)

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