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MS has always been at the antipode of ergonomics. And they keep
moving in the *wrong* direction. "Ribbons" ... are just the latest
cerebral flatulances 
emanating from their "product managers' "brains".


This is *not at all* fun for those screen-labourslaves who are
concerned. By software that, acccording to EU regulations, has been
outlawed 13 years ago.

BTW: The younger (LO) users are the more they accept Ribbons [1].

Because gamekiddies don't have a clue what efficient *work* with
computers means. And they don't have a clue of what halfway ergonomic
application software can be like.

I have ~25 years of experience as an information worker, mostly
producing long, structured documents with various applications, on
various operating systems.

Ribbon controls intend to show all at once, as Astron says.

They are a hopeless anti-ergonomic mess.

Additionally, MS wants to get rid of the main menu for touch screen

No halfway proficient screenworker who needs to get actual work done
efficiently will ever use "touchscreens". Most don't even use mice,
most of the time.

It has been proven over and over again that "separator" lines do
*NOT* "separate". They effectively do the *opposite*, besides adding
elements that are just confusing for the eyes.

Please prove this statement.

No I won't, because it obscenely evident to anyone who has ever tried to
get a clue of visual ergonomics.

E.g. the rule to (almost) never use "seperation lines" in tables is as
old as LaTeX, iirc.



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