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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Windows inconsistent?
by Invincible Cow on Sun 1st Jun 2008 16:37 UTC
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Linux has about 12+ UI toolkits, most of them themable, and many programs doesn't even use one of these toolkits. Those who do go to great lengths oto ensure that the default settings are overridden ( http://my.opera.com/tsg1zzn/blog/2008/05/17/did-they-even-read-the-... ).

Who's inconsistent here?

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