Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister
 
PerlMonks  

Re: When writing code for end users, what operator error surprises you the most?

by logan (Curate)
on Nov 30, 2012 at 21:55 UTC ( #1006525=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to When writing code for end users, what operator error surprises you the most?

Perhaps "surprises" isn't the right term. I have stopped being surprised by users' inability to read instructions. Nor am I surprised that for so many, it never occurs to them that they could read the instructions. I am amazed by this blind spot, which often extends to an inability to read whatever error message is displayed in front of them, but I am no longer surprised by it. It's sad, really.

-Logan
"What do I want? I'm an American. I want more."

  • Comment on Re: When writing code for end users, what operator error surprises you the most?

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1006525]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others about the Monastery: (7)
As of 2016-09-25 17:21 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Extraterrestrials haven't visited the Earth yet because:







    Results (470 votes). Check out past polls.