Re: Debian Releases (was: Show me the money)
On Thu, 28 Aug 1997, Brian White wrote:
> > > Moving it under "project" doesn't restrict who can use it. That directory
> > > should already be available to everyone. It just makes it less visible and
> > > thus less likely to be used by someone not in the know.
> > The README in the bo-updates and bo directories make it eminently
> > clear what is there.
> It won't make any difference. It should be as obvious as possible what
> its purpose is without that. Its affordance says "bo updates" in a
> far louder voice than the readme says "bo untested".
> affordance: the perceived properties of the thing, primarily those
> fundamental properties that determine just how the thing could possibly
> be used. (from "About Face" by Alan Cooper and "The Psychology of Everyday
> Things" by Donald Norman)
I agree Brian. Can you work out a change with Dale and Guy such that we
rename this directory to a more appropriate choice such as "bo-untested"?
Syrus Nemat-Nasser <firstname.lastname@example.org> UCSD Physics Dept.
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