Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Oct 2008 19:02 UTC
Windows Windows 7 is out and about. Microsoft has been unusually secretive about Vista's successor, but now that PDC is under way, they have unveiled the various enhancements to the user interface. Windows 7 might not have any significant under-the-hood changes (in fact, all your applications and devices will still work), but on the outside, Windows 7 represents the biggest change for the Windows user interface ever since Windows 95 came out.
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Why all the huge borders and wasted space?
by phoenix on Wed 29th Oct 2008 01:47 UTC
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People complain that KDE4 has too large of borders around everything ... and yet think this looks good? The borders around windows and in-window separators are at least 3 sizes too big.

And what's with the Paint ribbon? Am I the only one who finds it to be horribly cluttered, messy, with too much wasted space everywhere?

Yes, the graphics look pretty. But why is everything so big?

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