[MUD-Dev] MUD client popularity

Brent P. Newhall me at other-space.com
Mon Feb 9 11:15:37 New Zealand Daylight Time 2004

Brian Hook <brianhook at pyrogon.com> wrote:

> In my experience, "UI specialists" generally, well, suck.

But this is Sturgeon's Law; "90% of anything is crap."

> If someone is serious about designing UI, they need to read:

>   "About Face 2.0: The Essentials of Interaction Design" by Cooper
>   and Reimann

>   "User Interface Design for Programmers" by the aforementioned
>   Joel Spolsky (mostly a distilled version of About Face)

>   "The Design of Everyday Things" by Donald Norman, a classic

A good UI specialist will have read them, I think.

I write this because it seemed to me like your post dismissed UI
specialists.  I wouldn't dismiss all of them just because most of
them suck.

Brent P. Newhall
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