Dumbing down of computing...

Robert S. Thau (rst@ai.mit.edu)
Wed, 18 Jun 1997 17:06:49 -0400 (EDT)

tbyars@earthlink.net writes:
> However one of THE MOST annoying features is the normal Apple menu bar now
> says, "Help" right after "Special." Why do I have to see this? And to take
> that even further does Apple really believe they are going to sell a
> computer/OS to someone that already isn't familiar with the Mac?

They'd damn well better believe that they can attract new customers,
considering the alternative (i.e., slow death for their entire product
line). Whether this belief is justified might be another matter, but
they don't have much alternative to acting as if it were so...