As ever, such an article brings the predictable responses, that is, a vast range from 'Entirely agree' to 'Entirely disagree'. You might as well try to define a perfect car as a perfect OS - people use them FOR different purposes and IN different ways, because people ARE different.
Clearly, many people are going to be buying new computers which will have Windows 8 pre-installed. They can (a) get used to it exactly as it is, (b) use the many tools/shortcuts/mods described here (c) install Classic Start, or something similar or, most likely, (d) a combination of all three, particularly at first, while they have to get on with things at the same time as learning about their new UI.
There's no need to argue about it, the point to note is that evidently Windows 8 is flexible enough to allow a variety of styles of working, and hurrah for that, I say.
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