[Telepathy] discussion about empathy chat window

Davyd Madeley davyd.madeley at collabora.co.uk
Mon Jun 15 18:28:41 PDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 12:06 +0100, Will Thompson wrote:

> I don't know whether there was any non-anecdotal evidence about this,
> but it matches my (anecdotal) experience of watching computer-shy people
> use Firefox: they often painstakingly aim for and click the little green
>   > icon in the address bar, rather than just hitting enter. I've even
> seen people who know they can hit enter elsewhere in the browser do
> this. But I imagine that Mozilla have done more extensive usability
> testing about this and decided that people get confused if the icon
> isn't there.

>From listening to a keynote by Blizz', this is exactly what they found,
which is why they added the little green arrow back.

(I quite like the green arrow/fav icon that appeared in FF3, it was very
much the inspiration for the status chooser).


Davyd Madeley

Collabora Ltd., Perth, Australia

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