Not logged in
Log in now
Create an account
Subscribe to LWN
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
Thanks for the article. Just wanted to note that I found the way the order of the answers was reversed after each question made it a bit difficult to keep the two projects straight.
Two approaches to Flash
Posted Apr 5, 2007 16:43 UTC (Thu) by kamil (subscriber, #3802)
Posted Apr 6, 2007 19:50 UTC (Fri) by pimlott (guest, #1535)
Posted Apr 10, 2007 17:26 UTC (Tue) by set (guest, #4788)
Posted Apr 12, 2007 11:23 UTC (Thu) by Duncan (guest, #6647)
That said, a sentence in the intro blurb explaining/warning about the
alternation would certainly have increased the usability score. No
argument there. As it was, when I came across the switch at the second
question, it brought me up short momentarily, while I accessed the
situation to figure out why it didn't quite make sense. About a second
later, I had glanced back up at the previous question, noted the reversed
order, and immediately intuited the reason behind it. After that I was
fine, but a sentence mentioning "In the interest of fairness, I've
alternated the answers on each question" in the intro would have avoided
that abrupt < Stop! Evaluate the disturbance. Note the required
adjustment. Continue. > sequence.
Copyright © 2013, Eklektix, Inc.
Comments and public postings are copyrighted by their creators.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds