"...none of this politico-marketing posturing folderol
really matters. You see, the business about history being doomed to
repeat has a rather large salt lick of truth to it. And the
important lesson learnt waaay back in the 1980s is that
human-interface consistency matters."
"In my spelunking around the GNOME site today, I found loads of
documentation, white papers and other forms of text describing in
intricate technical detail how the guts of GNOME work. But nowhere
could I find the GNOME equivalent of the now-legendary Macintosh
Human Interface Guidelines."
"It's good that Eazel, of all companies, is working on this,
since it's staffed by many of the people who are responsible for
the Mac's original human interface. ... But Eazel is not the GNOME
Foundation... And Nautilus isn't the sum total of the GNOME user
experience. While Eazel can lead by example, it's doubtful that
this will be enough."
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