Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 27th Feb 2011 20:26 UTC
Mac OS X Earlier this week, Apple released the first developer preview of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. At the same time, Apple listed a number of new features we hadn't yet heard about, which are quite interesting. There are two themes: bringing iOS to Mac OS X, and adding features other operating systems have had for ages - except in such a way that you can actually use them. Update: Fixed that scrolling thing. It's the other way around of course.
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RE[3]: IOS like scrolling
by Shannara on Sun 27th Feb 2011 22:11 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: IOS like scrolling "
Shannara
Member since:
2005-07-06

Uhhh that made no sense. A person's state of health have no bearing on the kind of person he is. He is an evil person, it doesn't matter that he will keel over in days/weeks.

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RE[4]: IOS like scrolling
by Neolander on Sun 27th Feb 2011 22:24 in reply to "RE[3]: IOS like scrolling "
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Depends whether your view of history is based on individuals or groups of people, I guess ;)

I've got several things against Jobs and his company on my side, but not enough to wish him to die. I rather see him as a good foe : sure, I couldn't agree with most of his design decisions, but life of the tech world will be incredibly dull without him locking down the wheel and putting a shiny coat of paint on it every year or so.

It'd be like a world where reference manuals would be 100 pages long and perfectly clear : what would be the achievement of managing to read them anymore ?

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RE[5]: IOS like scrolling
by TheGZeus on Sun 27th Feb 2011 22:25 in reply to "RE[4]: IOS like scrolling "
TheGZeus Member since:
2010-05-19

I care more about freedom and utility than 'shiny'.

"Shiny" would be a good name for the brand of brain-soap he sells.

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RE[5]: IOS like scrolling
by Shannara on Sun 27th Feb 2011 22:25 in reply to "RE[4]: IOS like scrolling "
Shannara Member since:
2005-07-06

oh, i must of missed the wish him to die comment, my apologies. I didn't see that reference ;)

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RE[4]: IOS like scrolling
by burnttoys on Mon 28th Feb 2011 09:16 in reply to "RE[3]: IOS like scrolling "
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2008-12-20

Evil? He may be a lot of things but I don't think he ranks up there with Harold Shipman, Idi Amin, Josef Mengele, Vlad the Impaler or any of the other "evils" out there.

I think you need to get away from the computer - read a newspaper or something, take a walk in the woods, get a sense of perspective...

4FS.

It's a product - if you don't like it - don't buy it. Welcome to the free west comrade.

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RE[5]: IOS like scrolling
by TheGZeus on Mon 28th Feb 2011 09:22 in reply to "RE[4]: IOS like scrolling "
TheGZeus Member since:
2010-05-19

Ah, another person who sees in black-and-white.

It's a gradient. A relative term.

He's doing awful, malicious, power-hungry things.

Sounds evil to me.

"oh, but he's not as evil as mass murderers!"
Yeah, well arguably neither are child abusers, but it's not a meaningful argument.

Evil = bad, but it's not a "worst or best" situation.

Jeez... If you actually think this way, stop thinking. Seriously.
If you don't actually think that way, stop being spiteful and trolling.


Furthermore, you right-wing <insert insult>, lobbyists (read: legalised bribery) and armies of crooked lawyers who think of it as a game are forcing that 'invisible' (not hard to see what's moving it: rich people doing their best to stay that way) hand of the market.
It's not a product, any more. It's a collection of trivial concepts, patented. "THIS REMINDS ME OF SOMETHING SOMEONE WHO WORKED FOR US THOUGHT OF ONCE!!! SICK THE LAWYERS!!!" Never mind the fact that all the ideas had been implemented years ago. They just patented "encrypted off-site backup, with an icon on your desktop".
Whether or not I buy it, they're doing their best to bend me, you, and every other person who ever uses a computer over.

Edited 2011-02-28 09:29 UTC

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RE[5]: IOS like scrolling
by Shannara on Mon 28th Feb 2011 15:54 in reply to "RE[4]: IOS like scrolling "
Shannara Member since:
2005-07-06

Trolling for the sake of trolling?

Congrats!

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