Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 1st Jun 2008 14:35 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces As I already explained in the first Usability Terms article, consistency goes a long way in ensuring a pleasurable user experience in graphical user interfaces. While some user interfaces appear to be more graphically consistent than others, Windows has always appeared to be worse than most others - probably because it carries with it stuff that dates back to the 16bit era. IStartedSomething agrees with this, and started the Windows UI TaskForce.
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It's the apps
by leos on Sun 1st Jun 2008 16:10 UTC
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I don't really have a problem with the Windows UI from the point of view of consistency. It's the apps that are the problem. Everyone loves to write horrible non-standard UIs for Windows, especially the antivirus and firewall people, and just about every little utility that comes with hardware.

Unfortunately that can't be solved by Microsoft.

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