Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Dec 2011 18:56 UTC
Windows Windows 8 will be one of the most significant releases for Microsoft ever, since it pretty much rethinks the entire graphical user interface. One of the problems I personally see with Metro is that it doesn't appear to be particularly conducive to getting actual work done. In an interview with The Verge, Microsoft design director Steve Kaneko confirmed that it's hard to adapt applications like Office to use Metro.
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Good on 'em
by cmchittom on Wed 21st Dec 2011 19:49 UTC
cmchittom
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2011-03-18

It's good to see that Microsoft is being honest about this—as, frankly, I expected them to be: they do too much usability testing to not realize this.

Of course, I won't be affected since when I upgrade to Windows 8 since I already have only one window open at a time: Emacs. What, you need more?

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RE: Good on 'em
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 21st Dec 2011 20:04 in reply to "Good on 'em"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Of course, I won't be affected since when I upgrade to Windows 8 since I already have only one window open at a time: Emacs. What, you need more?



Well, Emacs is a pretty good operating system, but it could use a better text editor.

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RE[2]: Good on 'em - I suggest Vim
by jabbotts on Wed 21st Dec 2011 20:26 in reply to "RE: Good on 'em"
jabbotts Member since:
2007-09-06

Try Vim for all your Emacs text editing needs.

(couldn't resist)

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RE[2]: Good on 'em
by reez on Fri 23rd Dec 2011 18:52 in reply to "RE: Good on 'em"
reez Member since:
2006-06-28

Well, Emacs is a pretty good operating system, but it could use a better text editor.

Yeah, someone should finally port vim.

Edited 2011-12-23 18:52 UTC

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