Screen vs Page vs Card
mpetrides at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 28 16:59:50 CST 2004
When I talk to people not familiar with Hypercard, I typically use the
term "screen" which I think is better than "page" because it is more
specific (page implies paper, screen implies video display of some
On Mar 28, 2004, at 5:57 PM, Dar Scott wrote:
> On Sunday, March 28, 2004, at 03:03 PM, John Rule wrote:
>> Since we can refer to a 'stack' as a 'window', it would be nice to use
>> 'page' to refer to a 'card'. Besides, didn't the whole 'stack of
>> reference start because the screen size was so small, that your
>> window (and
>> it's pages) were ususally about the size of a stack index cards? That
>> was a
>> very long time ago...
> I find I often use "page". I think "panel" is nice, too.
> I'm not completely happy with "stack" or "window", but I don't have a
> good suggestion.
> I can easily confuse customers when words like "stack" and "card" slip
> However, I respect the heritage and am pleased to use "stack" and
> "card" within the community. I'm getting the hang of this Revolution
> stuff, but recognize that some folks have been using stacks and cards
> for a long time.
> Dar Scott
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