Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Apr 2009 16:16 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces This is the eleventh article in a series on common usability and graphical user interface related terms. On the internet, and especially in forum discussions like we all have here on OSNews, it is almost certain that in any given discussion, someone will most likely bring up usability and GUI related terms - things like spatial memory, widgets, consistency, Fitts' Law, and more. The aim of this series is to explain these terms, learn something about their origins, and finally rate their importance in the field of usability and (graphical) user interface design. After a rather long hiatus, this eleventh instalment will focus on bling, desktop effects, and compositing, and what they can contribute to the desktop experience.
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Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

You didn't read very well, did you? I specifically explained why certain effects make a desktop more usable for some people.

I also specifically explained configurability is a good thing in this context, and that's why Compiz is the best option. However, configuring Compiz should be made easier still.

You need to go back, and read it again. Just copying a few select sentences and pull them out of context is no way to comment on an article.

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