jfruhlinger writes: "As the first iterations of Windows 8 go to OEM partners for testing, screenshots and details are beginning to leak out, nicely summarized by Kevin Fogarty. Of particular interest: the "ribbon," the much-hated UI paradigm Microsoft attempted to introduce into Office, is finding its way into the Windows interface as well."
...when fits of creativity run strong, more than one programmer or writer has
been known to abandon the desktop for the more spacious floor.
- Fred Brooks, Jr.