Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 12th Aug 2005 21:08 UTC
Apple Many reviews of Apple's new Mighty Mouse have already appeared on the web, and most of them were quite negative. Walter Mossberg even concluded: "Microsoft has beaten Apple on hardware design, at least in this one case." Are these findings correct? To find out, we put the Mighty Mouse to the test.
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RE[3]: OSX and mouse acceleration
by on Sun 14th Aug 2005 21:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: OSX and mouse acceleration"

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Simplicity is only optimal when good defaults are chosen by the developer.

Right. But where good defaults can't be chosen because people differ too much, then configuration options become necessary.

That seems to be the Gnome philosophy - rather than offer screens to configure *everything*, provide a UI for only the options they believe people will often want to change, and hide the rest in GConf.

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