C++ problem -Problems

Björn Lindberg d95-bli at nada.kth.se
Sat Aug 28 01:05:08 PDT 2004


Hui Zhou <zhouhui at wam.umd.edu> writes:

> The observations in linux is we either copycat windows software (many
> gui linux software are just imitators of the windows conterparts) or
> too arogant admit the strength in windows and stay in console. If we
> really want to compete with Microsoft, we have to study windows
> first. As a starter, how about make a linux program that Aunt Tillie
> can use? I guess the fact is, most linux users or developers
> subconsciously want to maintain the state that only the smarties as
> themself can use their software, which make the competition with MS
> not even at the same ground.

I am sorry, but most M$ UIs are crap. I sincerely hope that the open
source community aims higher than that. Mac OS would be a better role
model, if any.


Björn



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