paul at inet.co.za
Thu Jul 8 11:00:28 MSD 2010
On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 09:18 +0530, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
> Dear Partha,
> On Thu, 08 Jul 2010, Dr. Parthasarathy S wrote:
> > I am launhing a serious study into
> > various aspects of the usability aspects of Linux, so as to list
> > out the problems and hopefully help some people offer solutions.
> "Usability for whom?" is a question whose answer it is important to
> establish before going too far.
> At the very least you need to address two classes of users:
> 1. Those who have used computers before (usually this means Windows
> but it could sometimes mean MacOS as well).
> 2. Those who are using computers for the first time.
There's a third, and even larger class of user- those who use Linux
without even realising that they are doing so. I am unsure of just how
many web sites are driven by Linux, but I do know it's huge.
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