forward thinking about the UI
diesch at spamfence.net
Thu Nov 26 05:30:00 GMT 2009
"Samuel Thurston, III" <sam.thurston at gmail.com> writes:
> 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.
IMHO "The Anti-Mac Interface"
<http://www.useit.com/papers/anti-mac.html> is a nice lecture.
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