Rectanglicle

The Personal Website of Ash M. White

Gruber on the Windows 8 Preview Video

by Ash White / 06.01.11

John Gruber just summed up my exact thoughts about today's announcement by Microsoft previewing the UI changes being made in Windows 8. The last paragraph is particularly good:

Apple’s radical notion is that touchscreen personal computers should make severely different tradeoffs than traditional computers — and that you can’t design one system that does it all. Windows 8 is trying to have it all, and I don’t think that can be done. You can’t make something conceptually lightweight if it’s carrying 25 years of Windows baggage.
 

Categories

Tags

blog comments powered by Disqus
info

All work is original and copyright 2014 by Ash White, with the exception of a handful of free third-party libraries, including the Scriptaculous JavaScript framework, Lightbox image overlay, Google Font Directory, Google Code Prettify, and Eric Meyer's CSS Reset.