Pragmatic language theory and usability theory... same same or what?
10 Aug 2009 - 4:38am
5 years ago
Being a product of the school of pragmatic language theory it have
always puzzled me that (some) usability folk are very eager to
distinguish their field from language and semiotic theory.
Honstly I don't see a big difference. By removing themselves from
language theory, they are cuting themselves of from several hundreds
of years of research on which they could be building their branch of
- it's all about communicating
- it's all about receivers
- it's all about context