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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Interesting idea but...
by Drunkula on Fri 13th May 2011 14:00 UTC
Drunkula
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I don't see overlapping windows going away. For me, personally, I like windows to overlap a little. I find it quicker for me to just move my mouse a little to select something at the bottom of a page. If a user can't grasp that and they want fullscreen - more power to them!

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