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Re: [olpc-software] AbiWord, HIG



On 3/15/06, Alan Kay <alan kay squeakland org> wrote:
> Just curious ...  why is a lot of real estate still being taken for
> non-content items?
>
> There are very likely more compact solutions that start out with everything
> being visible, but as the user learns can move to more subtle and smaller
> cues and access. Also, the chip set can do alpha blending, and we've
> experimented with using that to overlay some of the UI, etc.
>
> Good start ... I encourage you to continue with more and different
> experiments ...

Thanks for your kind words. Here is a second set of mockups with fewer
metaphors and more direct manipulation:
http://www.abisource.com/~rob/tmp/mockups-2.png
Would be great if you (and other interested people of course) could
give some feedback again.

Best,
Rob


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