Re: [agile-usability] Back button accounts for 40% of browser actions?
- Jared M. Spool wrote:
> Historically, self reported behavioral data, such as this, is exceptionallyYes. In fact, I'd be open to such a logging thing. I wonder how
> unreliable. I'm willing to bet, if we were to actually log your browser
> actions, we'd find this statement to be false. Just a hunch. What one
> perceives they do and what they actually do are often two very different
difficult it would be.
I do know that I often close windows many times more than I go back, for
the simple reason that if there is any indication that I'd want to go
back to where I was, I open it in a new tab.
> With all due respect, I'm thinking you're at least two standard deviationsThis is something else I think we both agree on. I offered the example
> off the mean. ;-)
because, while it is important to consider the back button (especially
in today's AJAXified world of web apps), don't forget those of us who
want to not have to use the back button at all.