Is the problem Micro$oft or its customers?
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Wed Dec 22 11:24:59 CST 2004
Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:
> On Dec 22, 2004, at 11:52 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> I've been updating WebMerge to take advantage of Rev 2.5's improved
>> support for native XP appearances -- so far not bad:
>> As you can see in that image, WebMerge's background color is the same
>> as XP's background for the Display control panel and other UIs where a
>> tab control is behind most of the other controls.
>> While it looks OK to me, my beta testing customers have submitted
>> reports saying the UI is "too light"; the previous version of WM used
>> the Win95 appearance with its dark, dank gray.
>> So do I conform to Micro$oft and face the wrath of customers, or
>> conform to the customers and face the wrath of reviewers?
> Why not do both? By default use the M$-specified colors, but provide
> an option for users to specify the color they want, overriding the
> specs provided by Microsoft?
> That should keep both groups reasonably happy.
Of course! Brilliant and simple.
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