Lockergnome: Why You Should Dump Internet Explorer

Wednesday June 16th, 2004

Chris Pirillo wrote in to tell us about a new article on Lockergnome entitled Why You Should Dump Internet Explorer: "The time has come to dump Internet Explorer. I know, I know — you may have heard the same thing before from those that think it's cool to hate Microsoft; but I'm not one of those guys. I'm actually an MCSE and I happen to like quite a few of Microsoft's products. Rather than lump me into the Microsoft-basher category, consider for a moment why you use the browser you use, and humor me by entertaining the notion — if even for a second — that switching to another might be worth your while..."

#32 Re: Re: exactly what is the use for tooltips anywa

by WeSaySo

Friday June 18th, 2004 11:26 AM

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Forgetting about W3 stuff and all that, if someone needs to mouseover an icon to understand what it means, then the icon in question is horribly broken. An icon should be self-explanatory and should never rely on a user activity for identification.