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____/ Marti Van Lin on Wednesday 12 Oct 2011 15:23 : \____
> On 12-10-11 12:24, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols: Microsoft's Metro is on the wrong track for many
>> Windows users
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>> | Microsoft has made it clear that it considers Windows 8's Metro interface
>> | and applications to be the future. When I look at Metro, however, I see
>> | gaudy colors, boxy designs, applications that can either run as a small
>> | tile or as full screen with no way to resize or move windows. Where have I
>> | seen this before? Wait, I know! Windows 1.0.
>> | Twenty-five years of user-interface development and this is what we get?
>> | Scary.
> LOL, KDE and Canonical's Unity kick the Sh1t out of Windows "Retro" Tiles.
> I've got my GNU/Linux machines chock full of retro emulators already
> (MSX, Commodore-Amiga, Sinclair Spectrum, Atari ST, DosBox, DosEmu).
> Don't need another 80's environment.
> OpenGEM on FreeDOS even looks more polished then Retro:
> Microsoft Windows 8: back to the 1980's
They are trying hard to be tablet-ready, but Android is many steps ahead of them
~~ Best of wishes
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