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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I find it sad that D&D is still a feature. If ever there were an error-prone computing activity, D&D would be it. If the computer illiterate aren't dragging-and-dropping, that's a good thing; it means fewer people coming to me, asking where their files ended up after their finger slipped.

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