Re: [Usability] [OT] Re: "Correct" Windows, KDE button order?

On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 21:48 +0000, Alan Horkan wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Jan 2007, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> > The button order for dialogs in Windows Vista is described in the
> > "Dialog Boxes" chapter of the Vista UX Guidelines
> > <>:
> > In Windows, using Yes/No dialogs is allowed: "you can purposely use
> > generic commit button labels to force users to read the main
> > instructions and prevent hasty decisions".
> Bwuhahaha "force users to read" and "prevent hasty decisions", that is
> hilariously naive.

This reminded me of BeOS which used cheeky messages .
I used to sit and read the message.
And once i knew the messages, i would know what to next next time forth.

> > In Gnome and Mac OS, Yes/No
> > dialogs should not be used, though their respective guidelines don't
> > make this as explicit as they could.
> The Vista guidelines (by my reading of them at least) seem to discourage
> generic buttons
> "Use positive commit buttons that are specific responses to the main
> instruction instead of generic labels (such as "OK")."
> but then the screenshots seem to contradict the advice by showing a big
> Yes No dialog :P
Ritesh Khadgaray
LinuX N Stuff
Ph: +919822394463
Eat Right, Exercise, Die Anyway.

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