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[XBL] editorial: 'Prettier' considered harmful

From: Marcos Caceres <m.caceres@qut.edu.au>
Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2006 08:10:11 +1000
Message-ID: <454A6CC3.8050603@qut.edu.au>
To: public-appformats@w3.org

In the binding section (2.2), can you please change the words "prettier 
presentation" to "richer presentation" or preferably "enhancing 
aesthetics". The connotations of 'pretty' in that context make it seem 
as if making things more aesthetically pleasing has no functional value, 
which from an interface design perspective is completely untrue. I 
personally find such statements 'harmful' to interface designers;-)
Received on Thursday, 2 November 2006 22:10:37 UTC

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