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David Pope <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 22 Mar 2009 12:01:09 -0700
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Jakob Nielsen said it best: "Users spend most of their time on *other*
websites" (emphasis mine).

So go look at ("Sign In"), yahoo/google mail (both "Sign
in"), or whatever web site users of your web site are most likely to
spend time with.

-- David

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ACM SIGCHI WWW Human Factors (Open Discussion) 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Laurie Roshak
> Sent: Friday, March 20, 2009 7:13 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Sign In vs. Login vs. Log In
> We keep having a debate at my company whether we should use 
> Sign or Log, In or On, and one word or two (e.g. Sign In, 
> Login, Log On, Log In) for a web application. Are there any 
> guidelines for this? 

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