[oclug] Looking for aquarium screen saver
wisq-oclug at wisq.net
Tue Apr 5 15:39:58 EDT 2005
On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 02:19:18PM -0400, miden wrote:
> >On the contrary -- Linux as the media 'OS fashion of the decade'
> >has undoubtedly helped it in the server market. That just hasn't
> >been extended to the desktop yet. But I still believe clean and
> >efficient interfaces (and good software to get the jobs done) will
> >do that better than eye-candy.
> 'Eye Candy' doesn't have to be cluttered and fussy. Beautiful,
> clean, and efficient designs are a type of high quality eye candy
> -from a designer's point of view.
FYI -- I wasn't pointing to "clean and efficient interfaces" as
the opposite of eye candy, merely that I felt it was more
important for things to work right, work fast, and get the job
done than to look pretty.
[Just a quick reply to make one point clear -- the rest is mostly
either agree-to-disagree, or in some cases, plain agree.]
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