[DISCUSS] Double-click should be "blue click"
squeaker at meko.dk
Mon Jan 13 22:10:17 UTC 2003
Nevin Pratt wrote:
> In those UI systems that provide the ability to eliminate it, I've
> turned it off as a UI option, and after awhile, I find myself
> *preferring* to leave it off, even though overall I've had more
> experience with it on. Thus I don't believe it's just a matter of
> what you are used to.
Amen. Double-click is even ergonomically evil and likely to accelerate
I find it particularly humous that Doug Clapp is promoting Double-click
under the banner of "understandability for the average user" as
double-click is motorically much more challenging that single-click.
The issue of Squeak's dependence on a three button mouse is real though,
but not a simple problem. The issue becomes increasingly
visible/annoying as you go to two button mouse, one button mouse, a pen,
and finally, keyboard-only. It would be nice, at least for Morphic, to
be able to handle all these senarios gracefully, but I think this is a
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