Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 22:36 UTC
Windows Now that Windows 8 has gone gold, Microsoft can move on to other things. With Windows 8, the most important of these is probably to make sure people know how to actually use it. Metro is filled to the brim with hard-to-discover features, but Microsoft has a plan. Will it be enough?
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RE[3]: Bleh... not enough.
by Nelson on Sat 4th Aug 2012 03:28 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Bleh... not enough."
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I had a really long reply all written, but my Asus Transformer force closed the browser. Heh.

But to sum it up, I think KDE lacks a designer or 12, and a direction. Qt is in a questionable state. The Linux Desktop as a whole needs a unified rallying cry.

Its fine to have niches and fill them, but there needs to be a standard bearer somewhere. Let's stop rewriting the sound subsystem for the 12th time and work on fixing some gaping ux issues.

Don't think I'm saying the Linux Desktop is doomed, it just isn't good, at this point in time. Things will change. Look at what Valve is doing.

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