CORBA's not boring yet. / XML in an OS?

Fredrik Lindgren f.lindgren at
Mon Feb 8 16:55:20 GMT 1999

Robb Shecter wrote:
> I think that the number of "dumb" masses is diminshing, though.  There was an -excellent- article a
> couple of years back in CACM: "The Anti-Mac Interface".  The authors' premise was that when the Mac
> was first made, it was the perfect interface.  It was developed for people who had never used a
> computer before, and who would manage several applications and a few dozen documents.

The article I guess you are refereing to was written by Don Gentner and
Jakob Nielsen and can be found at:

It's been a while since I last read it, but I remember liking it.

/Fredrik Lindgren
Upright Engineering AB.

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