Excerpts from Alexandre Prokoudine's message of 2011-02-23 10:52:44 +0100:
That might be, I don't see why a new way would be necessary or
benefitial, especially if the new way is to configure a local
system using a web UI.
> > Besides that the interface is slow and buggy, despite running on the
No, I talked about specific examples instead of talking out of my arse.
> > The other example is google docs/spreadsheet which I have to use
This has nothing to do with conspiracy theories at all, and google not
the topic here.
> > the way of the user interface. You want keyboard shortcuts to make your
I know that shortcuts are possible, I tried it before writing my mail,
but they are limited, and the limits may change from browser to browser,
system to system, and you use many different systems all the time,
otherwise you wouldn't need a web UI.
> > Accessibility? Forget it, text browser don't do JS.
I'm thinking mostly about blind users when I talk about accessibility,
and I'm not sure how usable graphical browsers are for the blind.
Might be that I'm not up-to-date, but I don't see a reason to be.
Especially JS, which seems to be at the heart of the 'modern' web, is
for me associated with security, privacy and compatibility problems as
well as lack of user control while tangible benefits are hard to find.
> > Sorry, I could rant on forever.
I'd rather like to see examples of good web UIs including an explanation
of their benefits over conventional UIs instead of 'you'r so uncool'.
Maybe you can show me at LAC?
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