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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RE: Why not have best of all
by phoenix on Thu 12th May 2011 22:10 UTC in reply to "Why not have best of all "
phoenix
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2005-07-11

Exactly!

No one single mode is perfect for every possible situation or setup. This is a fact! Thus, no one single mode should be forced upon you (looking at you MS and Apple).

Use the mode that best serves your needs at the time.

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