[Oberon] BB Kernel Size
jmdrake_98 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 23 23:43:12 CET 2006
--- Bob Walkden <bob at web-options.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Tufte and others like to think in terms of data
> > Though eye
> > > candy doesn't always equal data density, Raskin
> and others
> > have shown
> > > that those extra pixels can be used to convey
> > 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.
This has been covered in discussions with Chuck
Moore (if not directly on his website). The "color"
tokens can easily be changed to different fonts
(such as itallics, bold, ect) on displays that
don't support color, so that's really a non
John M. Drake
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