WTF!?!?! -- CRITICAL USABILITY PROBLEM!!!
humasect at shaw.ca
Mon Dec 20 20:46:29 UTC 2004
You must have a very stable hand. The menu appears as soon as you move the
pointer while holding a button. Milliseconds to days... if you like =) Still
a usability deficiency for sure, though.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Grimes" <alangrimes at starpower.net>
To: "The general-purpose Squeak developers list"
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Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2004 4:26 PM
Subject: WTF!?!?! -- CRITICAL USABILITY PROBLEM!!!
> For a year+ now I have been looking for the functionality to open a
> world within another world for my AI project... I've made altogeather
> far too many postings on the subject....
> Just now I, after hunting through yet another Project-related object
> found this "Easter egg" -- Whoever thought of making this critical
> functionality an "Easter egg" should be banned from making future
> contributions to the mainline immage even if it turns out to be AC
> The secret, and it really is a secret, is to click on a project view as
> if you were thinking about opening it and, instead, just hold your
> finger down on the button for the next twenty minutes... A menu will
> eventually appear that lets you do all kinds of strange and amazing
> things!!! -- I bet 9/10ths of you never knew that...
> Years ago, slashdot linked to an article about usability snafoos, I
> thought it was going to be an article about vi, instead it listed a
> bunch of software products with deficient usability. One of those was
> SimCity for having a similar "feature" with regards to selecting types
> of road and such....
> I think I'll go look up that site and submit Squeak. =\
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