Arnie Lund, Jean Scholtz, Nigel Bevan
We all realize that standards are good. For example, consider when something in your house breaks and you need to find a replacement part. What size does the part need to be? Will we be able to attach it successfully without needing a machine shop? Standards are great for mechanical thingsfor various car parts and in factories, to ensure that a failed component doesn't necessitate a whole new piece of equipmentbut why on Earth would we want standards in human-computer interaction? The examples highlighted here are for very specific and enduring standards. If we created detailed standards for user…
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