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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 <syrus@ucsd.edu>    UCSD Physics Dept.

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