Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Mon 4th Aug 2008 14:35 UTC, submitted by Hakime
Graphics, User Interfaces "The best open source applications and operating systems are more usable now than they were then. But this is largely from slow incremental improvements, and low-level competition between projects and distributors. Major problems with the design process itself remain largely unfixed." Personal Note: I am not sure how many people feel that Free Software has poor usability. As far as the desktop environment, I find most of linux window managers to be the more user-friendly than Windows and OS X.
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RE[3]: Appeal
by thebin on Mon 4th Aug 2008 16:38 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Appeal"
thebin
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2007-03-17

I'm not sure the analogy works. Dylan's gone platinum a number of times. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Dylan_discography .

Edited 2008-08-04 16:38 UTC

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RE[4]: Appeal
by Soulbender on Tue 5th Aug 2008 04:47 in reply to "RE[3]: Appeal"
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2005-08-18

The point is that he does not write what is commonly considered "commercial" songs. He does his thing and sometimes it sells but most of the time it doesn't. He hasn't considerably changed his music to cater for the common taste.

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