Linked by Kostis Kapelonis on Mon 29th Nov 2004 18:55 UTC
Editorial The IT sector today is a complete mess. The end-users rarely understand this, but most insiders reach a point when they realize that things should be different. The problems are numerous but they all reduce to a basic principle. IT and consumer electronics companies are interested more about money than helping people solve their problems. Of course companies need to make a profit and nobody denies that. They should however make money by helping people and not by creating more problems for them.
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Difficult to change user behaviour
by Steffo on Mon 29th Nov 2004 19:24 UTC

"Sometimes I'll open a document, make some changes, and then decide to scrap them by closing and not saving. With automatic saving, this might be difficult to do."

Well, if the file contains information about changes then you'll just have to press the undo-button.

But I agree that it could be difficult to persuade users that the new ways of doing things are actually better. They will have to re-learn.