RE: Leventhal's challenge misses the point
I am a non-programmer who had quite an easy time with XSL. You can do a usability study on me if you like :-) -----Original Message----- From: Miles Sabin [mailto:msabin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Friday, May 28, 1999 1:32 PM To: 'xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' Cc: Nathan Langley Subject: RE: Leventhal's challenge misses the point Andrew M. Greene wrote, > Miles Sabin wrote, > > It's not that I doubt the _intelligence_ of (most > > importantly) graphic designers, I just doubt that > > they'll have either the time or the inclination to > > learn how to be programmers. > > But isn't that the whole point? With XSL (or a similar > approach) they don't have to learn procedural > programming. <snip/> Do you have any evidence to support the claim that non- programmer designers will have an easier time with declarative languages than with imperative ones? The HCI person sitting next to me wants to see the usability studies ... Cheers, Miles -- Miles Sabin Cromwell Media Internet Systems Architect 5/6 Glenthorne Mews +44 (0)181 410 2230 London, W6 0LJ msabin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx England XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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