Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Aug 2011 21:27 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla has already done a lot to clean up the user interface of its successful web browser, but it would seem they're not yet done. As someone who finds the current interface a little... Chaotic and distracting, I'm quite happy with the changes they're currently proposing. They basically pointed at Chrome and said "pretty much that".
Permalink for comment 483083
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
I get why they're doing this ...
by MacTO on Tue 2nd Aug 2011 00:16 UTC
Member since:

I get why they're doing this and I'm not stuck on the old user interface, but I find switching between programs these days quite jarring because everyone is using a different interface paradigms. Some programs use old fashioned menu bars, others ribbons, and sometimes reams of menu options are tucked into a single toolbar icon. And that is just a small sampling from the big vendors ...

Changing to a better UI is good, but please give people time to decide if they like it and for other vendors to catch up. Because, quite frankly, I'm spending a lot of time figuring out where things are on the computer and I'm the type of person that others usually depend upon to show them!

Reply Score: 7