[Wolves] Why do you hate/dislike Micro$oft?
wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Jan 10 13:16:01 2003
>From: Dan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Simon Howes wrote:
>4) That sodding paperclip.
Is the paper clip really a reason to hate MS? remember that hate is a very
Surely you hate the paperclip. Isn't that the reason for anmorphization of
the interface so that you develop a relationship with the paperclip and
refrain from realising it is the developers you have a problem with.
Lets not forget that the only intuitive interface known the humankind is the
nipple. Developers should refrain from inserting human face like interfaces
to software and should have more nipples.
MS have experimented with the nipple approach and have inserted nipples into
many key management roles over the years with some success.
What we need to do (as open source advocates) is make sure everyone see the
MS nipples for what they are and understands that nipples with an following
the open blouse interface standards are far more accessable for the user.
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