Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop-research

From: "b.n." <brullonulla@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-desktop-research@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] thesis - support - question - ideas ...
Date: Sun, 06 May 2007 10:42:45
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] thesis - support - question - ideas ... by "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky"
> Unfortunately, SymphonyOS died -- the founder ran out of his own money, > essentially. UIs are a *huge* business, and while I applaud and > encourage basic research and initiative, it's *very* difficult to turn > such research and initiative into cash.
That's really sad. I never tried Mezzo or SymphonyOS, but AFAIK it was extremly interesting. No one has ever tried to take care of Mezzo? :(
> That said, the sort of UI that I think of as the "UI of the future" > would be a full virtual reality environment with which one could do > "whole-body interaction" with a computer. How about an exercise bicycle > with a keyboard and mouse on the handlebars? A wall-sized keyboard one > could punch with boxing gloves? Drag-and-drop with objects that actually > weigh something?
I hope you're kidding... :) m. -- gentoo-desktop-research@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] thesis - support - question - ideas ... "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb@×××××××.net>