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Re: E4.5 under Android? // Re:Future device support


Being intuitive is sometimes a very subjective thing... we can't forget that Android is not just Android: it has many different faces (Nexus is not the same as Samsung Note which is different to Galaxy, ZTE, LG etc.). I liked my Note but hate my girlfriends Galaxy. I even wrote a very long bug report which was killed with one e-mail-someone had to explain to me how to use my bq.

Someone wrote me once that Unity was tested for being intuitive and it is more intuitive than Gnome 2.x used to be. My answer was: give a 6 years old child two computers: one with Unity and one with Gnome 2.x and You will see what "being intuitive" means.For me something is intuitive when You don't need to learn how to use it. If You use Unix since 1995 You can say that it is intuitive. Give my mother or my grandma a phone and she will tell You if it is intuitive. Unfortunately most software developers never do it.

      From: Paul Tait <paultait22@xxxxxxxxxxx>
 To: "ubuntu-phone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <ubuntu-phone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
 Sent: Monday, February 27, 2017 4:10 PM
 Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-phone] E4.5 under Android? // Re:Future device support
One thing that Canonical got spot on was the  UI. It really is a joy to use 
compared to other devices and is by far the best feature. 

My girlfriend has an Android tablet and every time I use it I am amazed at 
how clunky and unintuitive it is compared to Ubuntu. 

Everything else however significantly less so.  I hope they continue with 
the phones, they were really on to something but as usual, went off in a 
different direction. 


On Monday, 27 February 2017 14:38:09 GMT, Gareth France wrote:
> Scrub 'e4.5'. My issue is android. I would hate this on any 
> device. I loved the way Ubuntu interacts.

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