Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Aug 2010 19:21 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Today, Mozilla released the fourth beta of Firefox 4.0. After a period of what I would call stagnation, the Mozilla team are back on track with delivering interesting UI concepts. They were sensible enough to copy Chrome's excellent tabs-on-top UI, but have now also added something called Panorama, a new and very interesting way of managing your open tabs.
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by Icaria on Fri 27th Aug 2010 05:30 UTC
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- The Panarama button is on the wrong side of the tabbar. If it defines what tabs are visible, it should be left of the tabs, maintaining a coherent visual hierarchy.

- Panorama basically introduces an MDI. MDIs are the devil; even MS, the most notorious abuser of MDIs, barely uses them anymore. This sort of functionality should be handled by the OS, not by specific applications.

- You can already achieve the same functionality by simply opening a second window. Oy vey.

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