Linked by Kostis Kapelonis on Tue 14th Mar 2006 18:59 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces The desktop metaphor has served our computing needs well for the last decade. It has started however, to show its age over the last years. For office users it is still adequate but for everyone else it is often awkward and slow. Since a computer is no longer confined in the office, but in some cases serves also as the entertainment hub in our living rooms, new User Interfaces are required. In some areas the foundations are already in place while in others users are silently suffering every day, having to cope with inefficient and unproductive UIs.
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RE: Krita and Koffice
by grat on Wed 15th Mar 2006 02:26 UTC in reply to "Krita and Koffice"
grat
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2006-02-02

I'll agree that the jabs at Koffice/Krita were unfounded, but I have to also take exception with your shot at OpenOffice for taking "2 minutes to start up".

On my Athlon XP 1800+, 512mb, OpenOffice Writer 2.0, it's around 20 seconds, with no preloading (SuSE 9.3, if anyone *really* cares).

Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm off to look at Krita... even though my primary graphics thing is image manipuation, not painting. ;)

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