Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 1st Jun 2008 14:35 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces As I already explained in the first Usability Terms article, consistency goes a long way in ensuring a pleasurable user experience in graphical user interfaces. While some user interfaces appear to be more graphically consistent than others, Windows has always appeared to be worse than most others - probably because it carries with it stuff that dates back to the 16bit era. IStartedSomething agrees with this, and started the Windows UI TaskForce.
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RE: Why?
by google_ninja on Sun 1st Jun 2008 17:38 UTC in reply to "Why?"
google_ninja
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2006-02-05

Because it is what is used by the vast majority of the worlds population?

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RE[2]: Why?
by Milo_Hoffman on Sun 1st Jun 2008 19:52 in reply to "RE: Why?"
Milo_Hoffman Member since:
2005-07-06

yes, and if they want it to CONTINUE TO BE USED by a majority they should take the time and effort to improve their product themselves instead of spending so much time adding in DRM which their customers don't even want.

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RE[3]: Why?
by google_ninja on Sun 1st Jun 2008 20:55 in reply to "RE[2]: Why?"
google_ninja Member since:
2006-02-05

What does that have to do with anything? We were talking about helping out the product team of a commercial company...

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