Re: [Usability] Link to Glossary in the HIG

On Tue, 2005-12-13 at 18:20 +0000, Joachim Noreiko wrote:

> Would it be a good idea to link to, or include, the
> Recommended Terminology from the GNOME Handbook of
> Writing Software Documentation [*] in the HIG?
> A lot of advice in there should be applied to
> interfaces as well as documentation. Eg, use of the
> words 'pointer' and 'cursor'.

I don't think we'd want to maintain it in two places, but a pointer
wouldn't hurt.  We probably need to make it clearer generally that
anyone seriously involved with UI design *or* documentation ought to be
somewhat familiar with both documents.


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland
mailto:calum benson sun com            Java Desktop System Group                      +353 1 819 9771

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