Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs

Dave CROCKER <dhc@dcrocker.net> Fri, 18 December 2009 05:08 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs
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On 12/17/2009 12:06 PM, Seth wrote:
> We don't know that it _will_ be the worst case.  To the extent there
> are _some_ users who can tell the difference (and the admin can tell
> the difference between them and other users), having two buttons gives
> better information.


unless there are _some_ users who are more confused by the choice.  UI 
complexity is not reduced by having more buttons; reducing complexity leads to 
better UI, particularly for the mass market.

as nathaniel notes, these types of design choices for UI design require testings.

for folks who do serious UX work, they do not guarantee that their suggestions 
are right, merely that they are worth testing.

d/
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   Dave Crocker
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