[development] WordPress' project Shuttle: Administration redesignproject

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Tue May 16 07:13:50 UTC 2006

On 15 May 2006, at 22:45, Bèr Kessels wrote:
> NB: When I talk about "macish" I am not trying to insult any kind of
> OS/PC/Whatever user. I use this term only because Mac has a huge  
> amount of
> fancy pancy boingboing swooshey effects. Stuff that is Cool. But  
> does not
> really add to the usabilty. The real (and IMO best ever) usabilty  
> with mac,
> lies in the fact that it Does What One Expects It To Do. Not with  
> the fact
> that an icon bounces around your screen and then dissapears with a  
> swoosh and
> a puff. I really hope that Drupal devels can see through this. And  
> see that
> making Drupal more usable is not the same as adding more
> eyecandy-swooshey-poof-effects. But that those effects might  
> (might!) be used
> in addition (in addition!) to great usability improvements. To make  
> it even
> better then Just Very Good.

We're not stupid, Ber.  I'm pretty sure that all of us understand  
that eye candy is not equivalent to ease of use.  :)

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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