Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Jul 2007 09:53 UTC, submitted by drfelip
Graphics, User Interfaces "An interesting patent application recently filed by Microsoft may offer a glimpse at the future of the Windows interface. The patent describes a 'method for managing windows in a display' that seems to describe a method of task switching that is neither Taskbar nor Expose, but something in between." It reminds me of a feature called 'iconify', where you can minimise windows into an icon on the desktop (as CDE has, for instance), a feature I miss in most modern desktop environments.
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RE[3]: KDE4
by prymitive on Tue 17th Jul 2007 11:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: KDE4"
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That's good to hear, but will it also stop MS from spreading the news that another patent they own was stolen by "linux" ?

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RE[4]: KDE4
by eMPee584 on Tue 17th Jul 2007 13:26 in reply to "RE[3]: KDE4"
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Of course not- but who cares? They will fail in court and people will simply stop using their products in favour of better alternatives...
Reality is when you don't wake up after getting twitched. They'll soon wake up... by christmas at teh latest ;)

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