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

Nikola Smolenski smolensk at eunet.rs
Fri Jun 4 07:23:57 UTC 2010

On 06/04/2010 09:10 AM, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> As far as the the dynamic hiding goes, I'd like to toss in my voice
> against that:  Determinism is very important for usability.   Guessing
> what the user wants is great when it works but terrible when it
> doesn't.  Computers are often _stupid_ but at least they tend to be

I'd remind here that at one point Microsoft added a similar feature to 
menus in Microsoft Office, not showing rarely used options by default. 
It was universally hated.

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