Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Apr 2011 11:06 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Windows Yes, the Windows 8 rumour mill is really spinning up now. This time around though, they're not really rumours, since the information is coming from Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott, long-time Microsoft enthusiasts with loads of insider access. They've got a bunch of screenshots showing a work in progress of... A ribbon in Explorer. And yes, it looks just as bad as it sounds.
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MS. Making everytihng worce since 1995
by Verenkeitin on Sun 3rd Apr 2011 16:43 UTC
Verenkeitin
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After a year or using KDE (kubuntu) I cant bring my self to care how what happens in Windows. Ribbon and Windows 7 just show that Microsoft has successfully copied Apples reality distortion field.

Objectively; Ribbon is unavoidably MODAL, just like OS X (when using more than one program), and therefore BAD interface. What ever small usability improvement they get from having big targets for clicking (Fitt's Law) is irrelevant when users have to switch modes all the time.

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