Every modern program used by a large group of people shoud have personable look. And this is incontestable fact.
Uh could you quote the source you have for this "fact"
mIRC should look like....
there is no confusion in this approach to reality.
hmm mIRC Icon (click) ah yes, mIRC, I know this interface!
while many enjoy winamp (and other) programs that have visual overlays that you can create or use from others, thiis is not a prerequisit in a quality, functional, program..