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RE: Unix user finds interface counterintuitive

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_infor.com>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 09:45:10 -0400

> things up however is probably impossible for a non-technical user (who
> doesnt read documentation)

Well there is your problem right there. I don't understand why people expect to be able to use every application without even taking some time to read the most basic docs. When they can't figure it out in ten seconds it is "not intuitive". Please.

There is a very simple way to do what you wanted to do. But, you didn't care to read the docs. BTW: 15 minutes is not a lot of time to set up source control and get it working. I just spent about 1 week of time on an installer problem and I have been working with InstallShield for years and have read the documentation many times.

> While I don't expect to start using Tortoise anytime soon (I'm not a
> windows user remember), I can imagine having to support someone using
> it. I really do like your explorer integration. This note is merely to
> help you make the user experience better.

I'm sure the T-SVN developers will be glowing to hear your comments.



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