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On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 04:58:17AM -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote:
>Tomeu Vizoso writes:
>> I think it's very important if we want to keep pushing Sugar that we 
>> distinguish between design decisions and bugs and unimplemented 
>> features. If we bring down good design ideas not by themselves but 
>> because of its implementation status, we risk ending up with nothing 
>> that brings new value compared to existing desktops.
>
>You say that like it would be a bad thing. The existing desktops
>are at least time-tested. Learning to deal with the common features
>of modern desktop systems is very valuable for children.

I flat out disagree that Sugar should be a learning experience towards 
using alternative user interfaces.

In that mindset we should mimic Word, Excel and the Windows desktop, not 
for the quality of their interface designs, but simply because they are 
expremely popular so getting acquainted to them is "very valuable for 
children".


Kind regards,

  - Jonas

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