[OpenID] OpenID, P2P and decentralization
jernst+openid.net at netmesh.us
Sat Mar 3 05:13:51 UTC 2007
I'm not talking usability here, I'm talking protocol capability.
On Mar 2, 2007, at 20:50, Richard Lynch wrote:
> A slider is "nifty" for grandma, maybe, but I want to know EXACTLY
> what the meaning of any setting is.
> I HATE that slider thing or the "levels" of security in the browsers.
> It may be good for touchy-feely people, but not us nuts-n-bolts
> Maybe I'm the only user that thinks this way. [shrug]
> On Fri, March 2, 2007 10:38 am, Johannes Ernst wrote:
>> It seems that reasonable people -- which you all are -- are
>> disagreeing on this one.
>> So as a matter of principle, I think whatever technology is thrown at
>> this problem should have a built-in gradient of supporting both
>> opinions, and everything in between (say, my friends can see it but
>> not the general public). It may be that the slider=0 is what all
>> users will do, or slider=100% is what all users do, or -- what is
>> more likely -- different users choose different comfort zones. Which
>> is why the slider idea (that others have brought up before on similar
>> questions) is a good mental model methinks if put into technology
>> Johannes Ernst
>> NetMesh Inc.
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> Some people have a "gift" link here.
> Know what I want?
> I want you to buy a CD from some starving artist.
> Yeah, I get a buck. So?
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