Re: "usability"?

Subject: Re: "usability"?
From: Lou Quillio <public -at- quillio -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 23:20:04 -0400

Peter Neilson wrote:
> I think that what's going on is very much like has often happened in
> quality engineering. Some MBA discovers Quality or Usability, and gets all excited.

Birth of a buzz-word, then. Sounds about right.

> I use the term "quailty" for quality when it is done that way. So
> perhaps we should call hijacked usability "usibality" or "abusility".

Usalability. Uscalability. Unibanality. I want my usacorn.

Nah, it's just boneheaded mis-usage, same as downtown. Folks
running away with terms they've heard vaguely and like. Won't ever
end. Doesn't bother me any more.

Quailty. Nice one. Thanks, Peter, I'll use that.



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