Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th Apr 2008 21:38 UTC, submitted by kiddo
Graphics, User Interfaces The trash can metaphor in computing is as old as the desktop metaphor itself. It was first introduced with the Apple Lisa user interface, and found its way to the Macintosh. Apple patented the whole idea, and sued anyone who tried to use the same name, resulting in other user interfaces implementing the exact same principle but just named differently. Despite its old age, and the fact it barely changed over the decades, many people have issues with the traditional concept.
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by Punktyras on Mon 28th Apr 2008 22:31 UTC
Punktyras
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2006-01-07

It seems to me someone has too mach free time:)
Sure it wouldn't be too complicated to create icon, showing Trash Bin's filling percentage. But something tells me, simply there's no way to satisfy you.
If your behaviour is compulsive, contact psychiatrist.

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