Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 17th Mar 2003 22:49 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces So many operating systems and so many graphical desktop environments... This article is a comparison of the UI and usability of several Desktop Environments (DEs), that have been widely used, admired and reviled: Windows XP Luna, BeOS 6 (Dano/Zeta), Mac OS X Aqua and Unix's KDE and Gnome. Read on which one got our best score on our long term test and usage.
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by Anonymous on Tue 18th Mar 2003 12:03 UTC

These kind of comparisons are utterly useless as information source. It just reflects the taste of the writer.
I've seen no objective numbers in the review. And no sound controls when things were compared. In addition, a lot of the things under examination were subjective.
Lastly, many things under investigation are actually not caused by the toolkit.

The result is that everybody here is complaining (and rightly so) or just happy (also rightly so) because their observations are different or similar to the author's.

conclusion: pointless review. OSnews: please be a bit more objective next time.

But well, if Eugenia would have written down: 'if you want to know which DE is better, you will have to try it yourself', nobody would have published it:)