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That�s it, we�re quitting

Mar 10, 2011, 11:04 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Paul Thomas)

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"The "Quit" command in applications today is a relic from the days when the original Macintosh had no hard disk and couldn't multitask. Modern applications have made this command increasingly annoying. Fortunately, though, modern PCs have also made it increasingly unnecessary. Mobile operating systems have, for the most part, eliminated the

""Quit" command completely. In Ubuntu, the messaging and sound menus will help us do the same. A compromise that got out of hand

"It's easy to forget just how much more powerful personal computers are today, compared with the machines on which some of our user interface conventions began."

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