Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Mon 4th Aug 2008 14:35 UTC, submitted by Hakime
Graphics, User Interfaces "The best open source applications and operating systems are more usable now than they were then. But this is largely from slow incremental improvements, and low-level competition between projects and distributors. Major problems with the design process itself remain largely unfixed." Personal Note: I am not sure how many people feel that Free Software has poor usability. As far as the desktop environment, I find most of linux window managers to be the more user-friendly than Windows and OS X.
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RE[2]: Agreed in part
by protomank on Mon 4th Aug 2008 18:22 UTC in reply to "RE: Agreed in part"
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Yes, windows has differences, but for the sake of everybody sanity - the differences are FAR less than KDE and gnome. Just because windows does it wrong, we all should be happy with it??

As I've said before, the solution is actually simple: let the DE deal with it. There is even a working solution for KDE using open dialog in gtk/gnome files, so no need for a dictator.

Edited 2008-08-04 18:25 UTC

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