[development] Usability: module idea

Khalid B kb at 2bits.com
Sat Oct 14 16:31:20 UTC 2006

Comparisons with Windows XP or Mozilla are missing one point:
Both happen when there is a severe failure (application crash.
Both are modal dialogs that require the user to acknowledge them.

What Dries is proposing is different. It does not require the user
to do it. The user can simply ignore that request for improvement.

Many Fortune 500 web sites have a similar approach to give feedback.
If you look at Google, they also have that at the bottom of the

For example: http://www.google.ca/search?q=drupal&btnG=Search&hl=en

There is a "Dissatisfied? Help us improve", which leads to here:

So, what Dries is proposing makes sense, and in no way nags the user
or lessen their experience. Those who want to ignore that link can do

If I had the time, I would have written that module myself.

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