From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-04 05:55:04
> Why? I look at the Windows Media Player and it doesn't look
> native at all. That's even before I add skins. Yet, no matter
> how I tweak it, my 7 year old daughter still manages to play
> her favorite songs without any problems. Also, I hear no one
> complaining that almost all games have their own unique interfaces.
> Kids manage. So can adults.
> This "everyone must wear black" is simply nonesense!
I think it really depends on the application, and how/how much it
interacts with users.
So, Windows Media Player might not be the best example: a few "Play",
"Pause", etc buttons are just too easy for users to use.
-- John Torjo, Contributing editor, C/C++ Users Journal -- "Win32 GUI Generics" -- generics & GUI do mix, after all -- http://www.torjo.com/win32gui/surfaces.html - Sky's the limit! -- http://www.torjo.com/cb/ - Click, Build, Run!
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