In this case, "not easier for children" will be a good thing!
If they can't screw stuff up without a root password
But back on topic, I have also noticed most of these annoyances, & most of them, to me, are just that: annoyances. The real problem, as has been stated before, will be for the average, inept users out there. The ones that think that they don't have a certain program if it's not on the desktop o_O
(you would not believe the number of people I have run into that use winXP, but have never used the Start Menu )
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