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Seconded. While I can understand that Jonathan wanted to treat both projects fairly, the action did put a burden on the readers.
Two approaches to Flash
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.
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