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Re: More about Makebook feature in Amaya

From: Bill Braun <bbraun@hlthsys.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 12:47:38 -0500
Message-ID: <4B8414BA.3030900@hlthsys.com>
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Helder Magalh„es wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> While as a user I understand you but, maybe not quite as a developer:
> the fact is that approximately 80% [1] of reported bugs are "solved"
> by reading the user manual. Naturally, I guess we all agree that
> applications should be intuitive enough (to dismiss documentation in
> most common use-cases) and that documentation should be as
> clear/simple as possible. ;-)
>> I too have tried to use the Makebook feature with the same results. If there
>> is a sequence of steps, why not program them into the Makebook menu item and
>> guide the user through a set of dialogue boxes, the end of which is the
>> book, already made.
> Some of the steps don't appear to be prone to automation (easily, at
> least, and IMO). I'd defy one to rework this lack of
> documentation/automation into a feature request or a (precise)
> proposal to improve the current behavior! :-)
> Finally, I'd also invite the Amaya team to comment a bit on this (even
> if no feature request/improvement proposal arises). ;-)

I readily confess I did not read the documentation in question. I will 
do so now, and respond to your good points.

Bill B
Received on Tuesday, 23 February 2010 17:47:30 UTC

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