[maemo-users] OS2008 Damn ugly!!!

From: inode0 inode0 at gmail.com
Date: Thu Dec 27 19:44:24 EET 2007
On Dec 27, 2007 10:58 AM, James Knott <james.knott at rogers.com> wrote:
> inode0 wrote:
> > When I first flashed the new desktop on my N800 I was really taken by
> > surprise. I wasn't prepared for such a dramatic change but it only
> > took a very short time using it for me to quickly grow to like it very
> > much.
> >
> > There are plenty of people out here who appreciate the effort that
> > went into producing this desktop and appreciate the bold change even
> > if it took them by surprise initially. The improvements in the desktop
> > appearance from the original N770 release to the current OS2008
> > release are quite impressive.
> I don't have a problem with people wanting it. I have a problem with it
> being forced on people who don't want it.

One way or another you are always going to be "forced" to start with
something. You were also "forced" to start with something on every
other firmware release - no news here.

> I would have been nice if a bit of effort had been put into allowing the
> scroll bar to be moved to the left side, so that left handed people
> don't have to scroll blind. There's a world of difference between eye
> candy and functional improvement.

This is certainly a fair request, although it has nothing to do with
this thread.


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