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Tue Nov 16 11:53:02 EST 2010
Hey, back then 10 seconds was lightening quick for ANY application to launch! I can remember waiting a minute or more for Photoshop.
On Nov 16, 2010, at 6:06 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Kevin Miller wrote:
>> I'm leaning towards shortening the banner time to 5 seconds.
> That would be a very good option, IMO.
> When SuperCard introduced a splash screen delay they originally went for 10 seconds, but I suggested they try the breath-holding test: when the splash screen appears simply hold your breath until it goes away.
> Sure, 10 seconds isn't a long time for most folks to hold their breath, but doing so it makes one very aware of how much time passes.
> On paper or in a meeting, 10 second sounds like a short time. But in actual use it feels like a very long time.
> Richard Gaskin
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