SCALE: Understanding Unity
Posted Mar 5, 2011 16:49 UTC (Sat) by Tet
Parent article: SCALE: Understanding Unity
He expressed surprise at some of the questions, most of all the concern about using search to launch applications, instead of a menu, saying that he thought Google had conditioned everyone to search for things as the default way to access content.
I'm genuinely staggered by this. How can anyone honestly believe that
searching for things should be a default way to access them? You search
if you don't know where they are. You're prepared to accept the overhead
of doing so, because the benefits of finding what you want are high. But
to suggest that searching should be the default way to access content?
Yeesh. If I want to read LWN, I enter lwn.net into my location bar, I
don't add an extra layer of indirection by searching for LWN on google
first. Looks like I won't be using Ubuntu on the desktop, then.
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