Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Dec 2010 00:09 UTC
Mac OS X It's a public secret that there are many people with complaints about Mac OS X's Finder. It lacks several features common to other file managers, and on top of that, it has several issues with dealing with some types of network shares (SAMBA, specifically). While third parties can't fix the bugs, they can extend the Finder's feature set. TotalFinder is a collection of Finder extensions that tries to bring some of Google Chrome's interface ideas to the Finder. BinaryAge was kind enough to provide me with a free license so I could give a quick review of TotalFinder.
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Comment by Kasi
by Kasi on Tue 21st Dec 2010 02:58 UTC
Kasi
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2008-07-12

This kind of creative cross patching is only possible because of the work of open source software developers. Their willingness to release their work for others to use in new creative ways should be given more attention.

If Chrome was a closed source project, BinaryAge would have a much harder time making these changes than they already do.

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