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Re: FYI: usability


From: Xah Lee
Subject: Re: FYI: usability
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 02:44:09 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 31, 7:01 pm, Byung-Hee HWANG <address@hidden> wrote:
> Xah Lee <address@hidden> writes:
> > On Jul 31, 9:20 am, skyspace <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> On Jul 28, 10:25 am, Xah Lee <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> >> > recently ran into this guy:
> >>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakob_Nielsen_%28usability_consultant%29
>
> >> > interesting. I think emacs could use some advice there.
>
> >> Indeed nice.
> >> and interesting idea.
> >> How you would start?
>
> > after reading some of the criticism links, i think that guy is
> > somewhat kooky. His user interface expertise is mostly web only i
> > think ...
>
> > As for emacs... i think there are few user interface changes emacs
> > could use. Emacs 23, released yesterday, has visual line arrow key
> > movement and highlight text selection, which are great. There are few
> > i think emacs could go after. e.g. have typing or delete key replace
> > selection automatically (delete-selection-mode). This comes naturally
> > when you have text selection on.
>
> > For those interested, please see
>
> > • The Modernization of Emacs
> >  http://xahlee.org/emacs/modernization.html
>
> Hello Xah! To tell truth, in using Emacs, i'm depending on mouse
> mostly. So totally i agree with you in your opinion. Thanks for good
> writing ..;;
>
> Sincerely,

Thank you. You ane a big supporter. :)

 Xah


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