Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 18th Nov 2007 15:46 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces This is the sixth article in a series on common usability and graphical user interface related terms [part I | part II | part III | part IV | part V]. On the internet, and especially in forum discussions like we all have here on OSNews, it is almost certain that in any given discussion, someone will most likely bring up usability and GUI related terms - things like spatial memory, widgets, consistency, Fitts' Law, and more. The aim of this series is to explain these terms, learn something about their origins, and finally rate their importance in the field of usability and (graphical) user interface design. In part VI, we focus on the dock.
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RE: AmigaOS 3.1, well...
by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 18th Nov 2007 18:13 UTC in reply to "AmigaOS 3.1, well..."
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

Only late on as a third party addon. You might have been thiking of 3.5, 3.9 or even possibly 4.0.


I must admit that am not sure on the 3.1 version when it comes to the Amiga. I am fairly sure though, and Wikipedia seems to agree with me (not that that says anything but still).

If anyone can give me a conclusive answer on this one I'll be sure to update the article.

Edited 2007-11-18 18:27 UTC

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RE[2]: AmigaOS 3.1, well...
by s_groening on Mon 19th Nov 2007 08:12 in reply to "RE: AmigaOS 3.1, well..."
s_groening Member since:
2005-12-13

The 'Dock (computing)' article found on WikiPedia and cited in the article by Thom, states that the Dock application had been present since AmigaOS 3.x.

This, however, might be imprecise according to this WikiPedia article on the various AmigaOS versions, which seems to suggest that the Dock application wasn't added until AmigaOS 3.9.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaOS_versions#AmigaOS_3.5.2C_3.9

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