[Foundation-l] hiding interlanguage links by default is a Bad Idea, part 2

Aryeh Gregor Simetrical+wikilist at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 19:48:10 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 2:50 PM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Who cares if people click them a lot?  The space they formally
> occupied is filled with nothing now.

Interface clutter is not psychologically free.  Empty space is better
than space filled with mostly-useless controls.  Whether these
particular controls are worth it I don't know, but the general
principle of hiding seldom-used things is sound.

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