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Re: Quoting

On Sat, 30 Aug 2003 08:03:37 -0700
Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.ca> wrote:

> Yeah.  It gets to the point where using the keyboard feels more like
> playing the piano.  You're no longer typing, you're more doing pretty
> simple "chords" on it, thinking not what keys you're pressing, but
> what you want it to do.  And you're going to be spending as much time
> mousing around through a GUI figuring out how it goes together as you

A well-designed gui should just be intuitive.

> would reading the quick help in a console-based program, so why not go
> for the more effective method and ditch the mouse for a minute?
> There's times when a GUI isn't necissarily the best choice.

Why not have the best of both worlds and have a nice-looking gui, but use
the keyboard to operate it?  I'm sure many people do this.

- Richard
Richard Kimber

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