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".
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I get why they're doing this ...
by MacTO on Tue 2nd Aug 2011 00:16 UTC
MacTO
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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!

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