Re: [dev] [dwm] adding docking support

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 19:10:59 +0200

On 16 October 2011 18:30, Peter John Hartman <> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 12:13:03PM -0400, Kurt H Maier wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
>> > Do we really agree that touch interfaces do suck less?
> I think there's a category error or something here.  Touch interfaces,
> indeed, entire touch-driven devices exist.  Such hardware might suck
> less or it might suck more (probably the latter).  But, granted the
> existence of such hardware, the real question is: which software that
> runs it sucks less?  Presumably, the software we write will suck less
> than the going alternatives.

I understand your reasoning. However I can't see programmers doing
serious work using an iPad or similar device.

The main question is, is our focus group inexperienced computer users
that can't be bothered to grasp some basic key combinations now?

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