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Re: mouse-1-click-follows-link

From: David Abrahams
Subject: Re: mouse-1-click-follows-link
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 15:06:08 -0400
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> David Abrahams <address@hidden> writes:
>> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Some programs need two, some need one.  We had a long discussion 
>>> of this, and decided that most users would expect a single click
>>> to follow a link or activate a button.
>> I hope that predictive decisions about what most users will expect
>> may be amended in the face of empirical evidence to the contrary.
> There is a saying "one swallow doth not the summer bode" in Germany.

Don't know how to interpret that, but if you mean "a couple of
complaints do not a representative sample make," then of course I
agree.  I expect more evidence (one way or another) after release ;-)

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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