Re: Rejuvenation of Apple

Ray Peck (rpeck@PureAtria.COM)
Sat, 28 Dec 1996 19:42:11 -0800 (PST)

Mark Grant writes:
>On Sat, 21 Dec 1996, Lyle Burkhead wrote:
>> "Much of the industry has lived off the Macintosh for over ten years
>> now, slowly copying the Mac's revolutionary user interface,"
> ^^^^^^^
>Uh, shouldn't that say Xerox? Otherwise it's a good idea -- if Apple had
>replaced MacOS with NeXTStep years ago even I might have bought one.

Apple's interface is much better than Xerox's was, as anyone who has
used the Smalltalk interface can tell you. They did a hell of a lot
of usability testing (something that MicroSloth still doesn't know the
meaning of).