Linked by vermaden on Wed 21st May 2008 19:28 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces How would I describe today's GUIs? A mess. -- A mess that grew as new features were needed, with lack of proper design, with a desire to keep backward compatibility, and with tools from the past trying to achieve future needs. I propose a new design philosophy for GUIs. We'll call it Vermaden's GUI. Note: This is the latest entry in our 2008 article contest.
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RE[2]: Yeah, no.
by evangs on Thu 22nd May 2008 06:15 UTC in reply to "RE: Yeah, no."
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""why does everything look so different?".

Yeah as opposed to Windows where everything looks perfectly consistent.

Despite Mac OS X' strides, it's still Gtk+/GNOME that reigns supreme when it comes to graphical consistency. Windows is somewhere at the bottom of the chain, and Vista only made it worse.


I actually agree with Thom. o.O

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