Linked by Howard Fosdick on Tue 2nd Jul 2013 21:04 UTC
Editorial Like many of you, I've been watching the big changes in user interfaces over the past few years, trying to make sense of them all. Is there a common explanation for the controversies surrounding the Windows 8 UI and Unity? Where do GNOME 3, KDE, Cinnamon, and MATE fit in? This article offers one view.
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RE[4]: No puzzle
by 3arn0wl on Thu 4th Jul 2013 20:10 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: No puzzle"
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I preface this by admitting that I don't know anything - I came across this article because I'm interested in Ubuntu's possibilities.

I followed the link and read thesunnyk's fascinating article about ideas for Gnome 4 which made sense: if, as Verenkeitin says, a relatively small percentage of the app's algorhythm is the function and the rest is form, then arguably the function should be common, and the form customisable by the usability on a particular machine. Surely that means different flavours of the same milkshake for different computers?

Edited 2013-07-04 20:18 UTC

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