[lbo-talk] Typewriters R.I.P.

Fernando Cassia fcassia at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 10:15:16 PDT 2011

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 12:03 PM, Wojtek S <wsoko52 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  The ever changing design of Micro$oft
> Office menus

of course, it took the IT industry ages to standarize on CUA (Common User Access) menus (IBM-Apple-Microsoft colaboration, later embraced by Linux as well).

But now everyone thinks menus "must go" so we get Microsoft´s "ribbon" UI and all that crap.

At least with CUA I knew that app menus were always [F]ile [E]dit [V]iew... and the like ending with [H]elp now it´s "figure it on your own"

All because all these new programming kids don´t even know what CUA was all about, or if they knew, they think it´s "old" and that they know better.

Oh, the arrogance of the youth. FC

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