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Dividing the Linux desktop
LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
people learn the icons, and after they have learned them they become 'intuitive'
changing icons from what 'everyone uses' to something that is supposed to be 'more intuitive' is almost always a bad move.
Similarly, there is a good reason to keep the user interface in general similar or the same as what people are used to. There have to be _really_ good reasons to make major changes.
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