bdalzell at qis.net
Sat Apr 18 18:10:30 EDT 2009
On Sat, 18 Apr 2009, Roger W. Broseus wrote:
> First-off, this is NOT directed at Jason but is a general rant about
> software web pages. And, I look forward to your talk. Now, the rant:
> Is "Blender" a cross-platform vegetable chopper? Sort of an open source
> or FOSS version of a Cuisinart?
> Being curious about Blender, I Googled and perused
a lot of times the links posted do not open on the home page of the
clicking on the blender logo in the upper left (not obviously a
link) gives the following information
"Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for
all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License."
It is not obvious that is a link unless you leave your mouse over the logo
for a while - then the little info box comes up saying blender home page
I do web pages for money for people and one of the problems you encounter
is the client's image of wanting a cool non-obvious site vs the knowledge
that the uninformed about your product public needs to be told about your
product when they reach your site, not watch a flash presentation
before they can navigate or have to figure out your archane set of
The first human languages we know of were icons. alphabets work much
better you only have to memorize a small set of letters and then form
them into words not 5,000 pictographs.
Bonnie Dalzell, MA
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