Saturday, December 30, 2006

Bad Software Design

I'm not sure whose fault this is. Whether its the installer, the WindowManager (or OS). I'm installing world of warcraft in the background. I'm writing a blog post in the web browser. The installation is now on its third disk. The third disk finishes install, the installer suddenly gains focus as I am typing, my key strokes are passed to the installer instead. Installation cancelled! I have to go through the whole damn install again!

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...