[JDEV] Jabber Client Design Tutorial

Michael Brown michael at aurora.gen.nz
Tue Sep 25 04:53:44 CDT 2001

> Don't worry, I'm not going to flame - I agree with what you're
> saying, but it's important to say why they (I suppose I should
> use the word 'we') build clients that appear ugly to a lot of
> people - I for one *hate* having to point and click and follow
> cascading menus and have my screen cluttered by silly icons.
> I much prefer to control an app with my main input device - my
> keyboard - by a combination of keystrokes or whatever.

I have never been able to work out why people seem think that GUI's and
keyboard commands are mutually exclusive.


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