Linked by Andrew Youll on Wed 27th Jul 2005 16:58 UTC, submitted by Qwerty
Windows Microsoft has released some official screenshots of the just released beta 1 of Windows Vista, their upcoming Windows version. Microsoft has passed a major milestone with the release of its first full test version of Windows Vista, the next generation of its flagship operating system.
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RE: It's ... dark
by Al2001 on Wed 27th Jul 2005 17:25 UTC in reply to "It's ... dark"
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2005-07-06

Well that's a matter of preference, it's not like it's rocket science to select a different theme anyway.

Personally I find dark high contrast themes easier on the eye.

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RE[2]: It's ... dark
by kellym on Wed 27th Jul 2005 17:32 in reply to "RE: It's ... dark"
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2005-07-06

Operating systems should never even have the ability to theme them, It only creates even more inconsistancies. But then, the UI should be well-designed from the start too, so its a catch 22.

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RE[3]: It's ... dark
by on Wed 27th Jul 2005 21:45 in reply to "RE[2]: It's ... dark"
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sure it can create inconsistancies between computers, but done properly you should never have to see an app that looks different on your own machine.

Too many per app UI themes is a problem that both windows and mac os have right now.

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