Posted by kirillcool
on September 23, 2006 at 12:05 AM PDT
Kathy Sierra writes on her blog that the best feedback you can get is a negative feedback. I fully agree, but with one condition - if the feedback is concrete (it doesn't have to be constructive).
You can download this mp3 file (390KB, 0:24 min) that contains Romain's thoughts on Substance (extracted from the full presentation available from Romain's blog . Here is the unabridged transcript:
... and it might be tempting to use a look and feel just to enhance the look of your application, but by any means please don't use the Substance look and feel. This one really sucks. How many of you are using the Substance look and feel? You can tell me, i won't kick your butt. Nobody? OK, that's OK. So, never use it
Now this is passionate and screaming. If only it was concrete...
I started to feel a little disappointed that nobody in the audience uses Substance, but then the next question was if anybody heard about Aerith and the reaction was the same. Oh well...