Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Jul 2007 09:53 UTC, submitted by drfelip
Graphics, User Interfaces "An interesting patent application recently filed by Microsoft may offer a glimpse at the future of the Windows interface. The patent describes a 'method for managing windows in a display' that seems to describe a method of task switching that is neither Taskbar nor Expose, but something in between." It reminds me of a feature called 'iconify', where you can minimise windows into an icon on the desktop (as CDE has, for instance), a feature I miss in most modern desktop environments.
Permalink for comment 255947
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[3]: KDE4
by prymitive on Tue 17th Jul 2007 11:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: KDE4"
Member since:

That's good to hear, but will it also stop MS from spreading the news that another patent they own was stolen by "linux" ?

Reply Parent Score: 2