Linked by David Adams on Thu 12th May 2011 17:19 UTC, submitted by rhyder
Graphics, User Interfaces Back in the 80s, a GUI paradigm called WIMP (Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pointer) began to establish itself as the new way in which most people interacted with a computer. When it comes to one of the most significant elements of that system, overlapping windows, I'm beginning to wonder, has it had its day?
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by Gone fishing on Thu 12th May 2011 20:15 UTC
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Microsoft didn't develop the taskbar from scratch RISCOS had something similar first with the iconbar. I remember when I had Windows 3.1 being very impressed with the RISCOS interface.

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