[Oberon] BB Kernel Size
bob at web-options.com
Mon Jan 23 21:44:18 CET 2006
> > Tufte and others like to think in terms of data density.
> Though eye
> > candy doesn't always equal data density, Raskin and others
> have shown
> > that those extra pixels can be used to convey information.
> So I say
> > don't ditch them, just utilize them.
> Indeed, Chuck Moore (arguably the KING of lean
> programming) now uses color tokens to convey meaning in his
> "ColorForth" programming language.
Well, let's hope he uses it as a redundant cue, and has used palettes that
take into account the 10% of us who are colourblind. Judging from the
example on the link, the answer is 'no'. Perhaps we need to club together
and send him a copy of Tufte's books.
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