forward thinking about the UI

Samuel Thurston, III sam.thurston at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 23:14:38 GMT 2009


On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Amedee Van Gasse (ub)
<amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be> wrote:
> On Sat, November 21, 2009 22:25, Samuel Thurston, III wrote:
>
>> the general linux-desktop layout (gnome/kde)
>> hasn't really changed in 15-20 years or so.
>
> KDE is only 13 years old, and Gnome is even younger.

This rather pedantic point accepted, conceptually neither kde nor
gnome differs significantly in paradigm from NeXTSTEP (1986)  or Amiga
Workbench (1985) so the point is that the concept of the GUI hasn't
evolved in over 20 years.



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