Closing in on Mac OS X

Mac OS XThe long anticipated release of Apple’s Mac OS X is coming up in just over two months. Things are heating up.

Over at OS Opinion Jef Raskin, one of the Macintosh’s original fathers, defends his publicly stated laments that Mac OS X, in spite of its advances, doesn’t really represent a bona fide step forward in operating system paradigms — a viewpoint with which I happen to agree. And at his own site, Ask Tog, ex-Apple human interface guru Bruce Tognazzini (now a member of the HCI Legion of Doom) sounds off in a disturbingly shrill manner on the shortcomings of Mac OS X’s Dock feature.