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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Desktop consistency
by JK on Tue 18th Mar 2003 16:50 UTC

"Consistency

She talks about applications not desktop. If this is truly a desktop review than no applications would be mentioned."

But people usually use a desktop to work with applications, they don't spend all day admiring the window decoration or playing with the taskbar/dock. The UI guidelines for applications and the consistency of the applications is a big part of the desktop's usability.