Linked by David Adams on Thu 28th Apr 2005 07:05 UTC
Mac OS X OSNews reviews Apple's latest OS upgrade. Is it an overpriced, glorified point release or a truly worthy upgrade with major new functionality? Is it a Longhorn killer or just more of the same? We'll take a look, and try to see what's on the surface as well as what's under the hood.
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Re: On Bloat
by -=StephenB=- on Thu 28th Apr 2005 21:53 UTC

Choice Worlds:
On "bloat":

That article is based on the assumption that if a program doesn't have a specific feature, then the user is deprived of that feature. In most GUI environments, this is true because the tendency is towards large applications that do many tasks, as opposed to small programs that perform specific functions and can easily interoperate.