Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Apr 2011 11:06 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Windows Yes, the Windows 8 rumour mill is really spinning up now. This time around though, they're not really rumours, since the information is coming from Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott, long-time Microsoft enthusiasts with loads of insider access. They've got a bunch of screenshots showing a work in progress of... A ribbon in Explorer. And yes, it looks just as bad as it sounds.
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Could work
by jessesmith on Sun 3rd Apr 2011 13:55 UTC
jessesmith
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2010-03-11

I really didn't like the ribbon feature in Office, but I can see how a ribbon would work better in a file browser. There are usually just a few common actions a person will perform with a file (copy/move/rename/delete/open/show properties), and a ribbon lends itself to that sort of behaviour.

If properly implemented this could stream line the interface for non power users.

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