[opensource-dev] The Plan for Snowglobe

Tateru Nino tateru.nino at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 07:05:09 PDT 2010

  On 11/09/2010 11:33 PM, Mike Dickson wrote:
>    On 09/11/2010 08:03 AM, Tateru Nino wrote:
>> On 11/09/2010 10:25 AM, dilly dobbs wrote:
>>> Fair enough, but the simple fact is that the interface needs to be
>>> changed so that they can reclaim more of the sign ups to the grid. The
>>> last numbers i have read on the learning curve is something like 70%
>>> of the users that sign up leave because they have troubles with the
>>> interface.  And we must also consider that this is a business and LL
>>> needs to make good to keep the grid alive.
> [snip]
>> When you read various responses to "Hey, have any of you tried this
>> Second Life thing?" there's usually quite a number of responses from
>> people who did and gave up. Hardly any of them mention the UI as the
>> problem that they had with it.
> I strongly disagree with you there. True its not scientific but I know
> of more than a few people personally who couldn't navigate with the old
> UI and gave up. They recently tried again with viewer 2 and are
> functional and happy.
Which is fine, because I also didn't say that the UI *wasn't* a problem. What I'm saying is that we don't have any trustworthy data about what the problems are, how prevalent they are, or how the situation can be improved.

Tateru Nino

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