zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Sat Aug 28 09:34:35 PDT 2004
On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 11:51:37AM -0400, Jason Gurtz wrote:
>I think it's important to realize what is an OS interface and what is
Just how important is it?
>Photoshop and the GIMP are not such;
I agree with all your statements, but if you think I am trying to
argue windows is better than linux, you misinterpreted me. :)
A user selects products depend on his own criterias. For the majority
PC users out there, they don't know what a command shell is, and os
kernel to them is like speaking marsian. The availibility of photoshop
or MS word is the dominant reason for most users to consider Windows.
I am just telling my observations on why linux won't be a threat to
>OS X is very good and intuitive but there are better. Consider the
>interface of, say, Acme under Plan9. The interface and interaction
>between mouse, keyboard, and user is simply brilliant. I thought I
>would never say it but even vi could learn a thing or two about
>efficiency from Acme!
Really? I hope I would have the chance to try it out. :)
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