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Re: What's an even easier explanation how to setup gnus ...


From: W. Greenhouse
Subject: Re: What's an even easier explanation how to setup gnus ...
Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 02:44:47 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Rustom Mody <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tuesday, September 3, 2013 2:56:04 AM UTC+5:30, W. Greenhouse wrote:
>> 
>> My grandmother (and presumably many people's grandparents) used
>> computers for work, and they were command-line based with monochrome
>> displays.  Why assume that touchscreen GUIs are inherently intuitive?
>> (Hint: the fact that they don't come with manuals is not evidence of this).
>
> Not sure what you are saying.  It appears to me that the definition of
> intuitive' is exactly this -- not needing study. See for example:
> http://vocabulary-vocabulary.com/dictionary/intuitive.php

But modern GUIs do require study and experience to develop facility with
them.  They just don't come with documentation, meaning that the study
is by rote only.




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