SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Visio not usable?
Re: [Sigia-l] Visio not usable?
From: Chris Chandler (chrischandler67_at_earthlink.net)
Date: Fri Aug 08 2003 - 23:03:45 EDT
From: "Listera" <listera_at_rcn.com>
Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: [Sigia-l] Visio not usable?
> "prai_at_prady.com" wrote:
> >> ...I've never heard a single complaint that the students couldn't accomplish
> >> what they needed to after such a minimal introduction.
> > Have you used any other tool yourself, to evaluate the difference?
> Why? Isn't it the "status quo"? :-)
> I'm not sure if you grasp the enormous environmental impact of this. You
> just "learn" Visio in 50 mins. PowerPoint in 42 mins. Excel 37 mins. Word in
> 21 mins. Voila, entire sections of bookstore all over the country will now
> be empty, 'cause you won't be needing a cottage industry of gazillion books
> written on these wonderfully obvious apps. Just imagine all the trees saved!
Your line about the relationship between books and usability was a cute quip, but not much more. A more obvious and
important (i.e. explanatory) relationship is between the number of people who use a product and the number of books
written about it.
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