[thelist] CMS twisties

Edwin Horneij ed_horneij at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 26 12:38:25 CDT 2004

--- Sam Foster <sam at sam-i-am.com> wrote:

> > The Apple HCI/UI designers used to call them "flippies" or "flippy
> > triangles", as selecting them causes the data to "flip" into view,
> > which I believe was first used in a third party outliner app some
> > years ago.
> well, over here we call them norgies. To similar incredulity from our

> clients :) I don't know the origin, I have just been gravely informed
> several times that this is the correct and appropriate term.

I recently read an article in TidBITs (an email newsletter for Mac
users) in which they were called "disclosure triangles", which struck
me as accurate and pleasantly non-whimsical.

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