Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 10:16 UTC

Manual window management is awful. Windows 8 ditched windows in favor of fullscreen apps. Traditional desktop window paradigms are powerful but obsolete.

Windows 9 unifies previous contrasting paradigms, taking design cues from all platforms and recent innovations.

Just an unofficial design concept, but damn, this is sexy. This is exactly what Windows needs - a combination of the old and new, leading to something seemingly far more usable than the monstrosity that is Metro in Windows 8.

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RE: Comment by PieterGen
by WereCatf on Thu 3rd Oct 2013 16:54 UTC in reply to "Comment by PieterGen"
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LarsWM says: "Managing windows is the Window Manager's job!"

That's just plain rubbish, to be quite frank. There's no way for the WM to always know what your requirements are and therefore there's no way for a WM to always come up with an arrangement that's optimal for your current task. Automatic window management may be fine in general and for simplistic needs, but it sure ain't a silver bullet that's going to work in every single situation.

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