Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th May 2010 23:11 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Ah, Jakob Nielsen. Anyone who has ever been involved with serious document design or web usability will know his name. If you've never heard of him, the best way to describe him would probably be this: he's the Richard Stallman of usability. He has a set of very clear ideas about user interface and document design, which more often than not get in the way of beauty. He has performed a usability study, with real users, on the iPad.
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RE: Just one thing...
by stew on Wed 12th May 2010 15:53 UTC in reply to "Just one thing..."
stew
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2005-07-06

None of the things you listed was part of Platinum. Platinum was the UI "theme" of Mac OS 8+ that was originally also part of Mac OS X Server/Rhapsody.

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RE[2]: Just one thing...
by Neolander on Wed 12th May 2010 16:31 in reply to "RE: Just one thing..."
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2010-03-08

Well, sorry then ^^ It's just that seeing this screenshot brought back some bad memories...

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RE[2]: Just one thing...
by kaiwai on Thu 13th May 2010 00:00 in reply to "RE: Just one thing..."
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2005-07-06

None of the things you listed was part of Platinum. Platinum was the UI "theme" of Mac OS 8+ that was originally also part of Mac OS X Server/Rhapsody.


Yeah, I would have loved that to be the GUI theme because right now the current operating system looks like a frankenGUI; half aqua, half graphite, half industrial, half candy coated girly colours. It seems to have an identity crisis as so far as it can't work out what it actually wants to be. Whilst Windows has moved forward in as so far as the various components of Windows harmonising the GUI, on Mac OS X things have either stayed the same or gotten worse.

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