Tuesday, October 26, 2004

What is Tinderbox

Al Hawkins answers a letter about Tinderbox from a perplexed user.

Maybe this will help: Tinderbox is an information processor, just as Photoshop is an image processor and Word is a word processor. One thing they share in common is that they have deep and sometimes non-intuitive interfaces. There is a huge market for post-purchase books about Word and Photoshop, because the manuals don't go into as much depth as new users need to wrap their heads around these complex applications.