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Post time 2011-11-22 13:06:11 |Display all floors
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Now that the new China Daily forum is available, we're pleased that some members have expressed their appreciation on this revamped forum and our efforts. We'll work harder on this.

However, this new forum is far from perfection. To make it even better, we'd like to invite you to give advice, whether it's about minor technical problems, translation errors or major functional problems.  

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A meaningful forum ought to exhibit these: 1. Authors or writers or posters ("parties or party") to convey their messages in whatever forms permissible except to be monitored for abusive slangs or lingo or expressions. If any party calls "names" at another, then this whole idea of a forum is as good as thrash. Therefore, parties ought to aim at or stick to the TOPIC or SUBJECT of the forum being p ...

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Post time 2011-11-22 13:06:12 |Display all floors
This post was edited by aa@edward at 2011-12-20 15:37

A meaningful forum ought to exhibit these:


1. Authors or writers or posters ("parties or party") to convey their messages in whatever forms permissible except to be monitored for abusive slangs or lingo or expressions. If any party calls "names" at another, then this whole idea of a forum is as good as thrash. Therefore, parties ought to aim at or stick to the TOPIC or SUBJECT of the forum being posted; and therein, any party can argue or fight it out or respond with more reasons and / or disagreements which should be the aim or purpose for all other “listeners” in this world to participaate as well. It is the sole responsibility of the party to accept criticism from others of the subject matter or topic introduced with grace, else it is just a waste of time.


2. CD has to be the umpire with ability to stop -----fights among parties if "names" were called, else the aim or purpose of the forum becomes meaningless, entirely.


3. The expression “Author”in the column is not right because not all of them write or create their own stories or subjects but were directly copied from other sources. Therefore, it may be better or legally acceptable to use the word, “POSTER” instead in order to prevent any legal suit or embarrassment. If the topic or subject was copied, then it must be referenced to the original source(s) as a way to respect the real authors or sources.


4.  Technical errors of this "advance page setup" exist such as "sorted and unsorted" bullet points do not work like MS Word. Second error noted is the merging of words when imported from MS Word format.  Please make these formats totally compatible. (**Note: I had just edited and parted merged words.**)




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Post time 2011-11-22 14:44:05 |Display all floors
The revamp is done by Bill Gates.
Whereas the trend is towards Steve Jobs and iOS simplicity.



Design philosophy of Bill Gates : to add features and complexities.

Design philosophy of Steve Jobs : simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. And this requires the designer to take out the knife to chop chop chop.

Too much complexity, too many features, too many divisions and sub divisions , the look and feel is too clustered and  complex whereas what is needed is more integration of services., simplicity and clean simple look and feel.

The design error is caused by the fact  the designer has not fully  understood what is the point of the revamp ? and what is the design objective?

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Post time 2011-11-22 14:50:08 |Display all floors
and I don't want to win your 200 points. ;P;P

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Post time 2011-11-22 16:28:54 |Display all floors
moonpalace Post time: 2011-11-22 14:44
The revamp is done by Bill Gates.
Whereas the trend is towards Steve Jobs and iOS simplicity.

That's a good piece of advice, thank you. We have to strike a balence between simplicity and complexitiy, then.

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Post time 2011-11-22 19:32:32 |Display all floors
We'll work harder on this.

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work smarter on that.
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Post time 2011-11-23 14:41:33 |Display all floors
moonpalace Post time: 2011-11-22 14:50
and I don't want to win your 200 points.


If you have good points, why not?

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