Wired HC Article (Rod McCall)

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun Aug 18 23:04:01 EDT 2002


Wolfgang M. Bereuter writes:

> But when I saw: "one month to pay the bills" I knew, that could
> be only a very light version of iShell UI. If its possible at
> all it would be anyhow a very nice thing for beginners and small
> projects.

Precisely.  It rarely makes sense to recreate any existing product; it's
almost always cheaper to simply buy a product than to build it from scratch.

But the central question was:  what can Rev learn from the design of iShell?

Since iShell is cited as an accessible UI, perhaps there may be value in
exploring ways of employing Rev's vast capabilities to build a UI that
starts the user with something inspired by the relevant portion of iShell's
design, progessively disclosing additional fetures as needed.

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