[Oberon] BB Kernel Size

Bob Walkden 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.
> http://www.colorforth.com

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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