Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Nov 2009 20:40 UTC
Windows Okay, so this is new. When it comes to graphical user interfaces, everyone is copying everyone, but you'll always find supporters of platform Abc claiming platform Xyz is stealing from them - and vice versa. Mac supporters have often stated that Vista and Windows 7 were copying from Apple, and according to Microsoft's partner group manager, Simon Aldous, this is true. Wait, what?
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RE: another sensationalist headline
by oiaohm on Thu 12th Nov 2009 00:40 UTC in reply to "another sensationalist headline"
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2009-05-30

History way off.

Xerox inspired Mac and X11 directly. There is a reason why X11 logo is a X struck out.

KDE Gnome blatantly ripped Windows don't make me laugh. Linux windows managers have done some of the most insane experiments ever. Where KDE menu is located predates MS or KDE doing it. KDE compition is a rebuild of a project called compiz of all thing that predates Mac doing it. Open source first but buggy.

Trash can was copied in KDE straight from Mac. Linux world as inspired Mac as much as Mac has inspired the Linux world. Nothing really traces to windows ways of doing things.

http://insitu.lri.fr/metisse/ Really I would like to see this move out of research and into production Linux desktops.

Ie KDE ripping OSX has been going on for ever.

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