Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Jan 2010 17:06 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Taking a break from reporting on the latest netbook or phone rumours, Engadget posted an article yesterday about several elements in desktop operating systems writer Paul Miller finds outdated. While there's some interesting stuff in there, there's also a lot to discuss.
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RE[2]: Minimize Windows
by Soulbender on Fri 22nd Jan 2010 20:28 UTC in reply to "RE: Minimize Windows"
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but want to remove a window from your current view, with out closing it

Just switch to another window, that neatly gets the window out of your way. Or maybe there could just be a feature like "Send to back" that sends the window to the back of the window stack.
I dunno, maybe it's just me but it's been years since I found minimize to be actually useful. In fact, I find it annoying and it's one of the first things I try to disable.

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