[EMAIL PROTECTED] ( Marc) (A.) (Lehmann ) wrote:
While I sometimes find the erase tool conceptually difficult to use
(maybe because it's so unusual), the question is wether this is just a
weird added feature (as most people including me _seem_ to view it), or
something that hinders people.
Oh yeah, I don't know if you simply made a typo, but 'erase'
isn't a problem, while 'unerase' is. Not a 'your app will
crash' sort of problem by any means, more a matter of exposing
the user to implementation details and fluffy conceptual wrongness,
actively encouraging the wrong tool (alpha) for the job (masking),
and implying that 'undefined' data is sacred whereas it hasn't
strictly been for a very long time now (and in some tools and usage
patterns NEVER has been, but users don't even question these because
the UI never encouraged these usage patterns).
Adam D. Moss . ,,^^ [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.foxbox.org/ co:3
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