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Re: [olpc-software] AbiWord, HIG



On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 16:34 -0800, Alan Kay wrote:
> It's worth pondering just why large portions of the computer community 
> didn't build on the best designs (and still don't) ... This wouldn't be 
> tolerated in any real science or engineering discipline ...

Well, ignoring that 'best design' is subjective, the industry is still
pretty young and has a short memory. The X11 protocol was designed at
about the same time I was learning to talk :)

How old was JWZ when he started work on Netscape I wonder?


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