Re: POW user suggestion

Subject: Re: POW user suggestion
From: WJCarpenter (bill-abisource@carpenter.ORG)
Date: Mon Aug 20 2001 - 11:26:00 CDT

jhr> Related to the close command, I would concur with these opinions.
jhr> No matter what your "interface theory", the behavior of the close
jhr> command is simply a surprising or unexpected behavior for the
jhr> majority of users. Having used Abiword for over a year now, I

Thank you. I have been mentally composing such a message for a few
days, but there is no way I would have expressed it as clearly as you

Theory is fine in the absence of other evidence. There is no real
usability study available to anyone discussing this. But all these
"huh? what?" reports should tell you something. That's the real
bottom line in UI.

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