Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Aug 2008 23:50 UTC
Mac OS X An interesting article has been making its way around the internet the past few days, titled "Top 10 Usability Highs Of Mac OS". Mac OS X indeed does some things very, very right, just like many other operating systems and graphical environments do some things very, very right. The issue with the list of the article in question is that many of the items on the list are not exactly examples of "Usability Highs" at all.
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kamil_chatrnuch
Member since:
2005-07-07

although not a mac user, i was searching for this the other day [as i dislike the top menu] and found this:

OCSmart Hacks
http://www.ocs.cz/OCSmartHacks/

- the main menu can be popped up anyplace, anytime
- tear-off menus
- resizing a window by any edge
- moving a window by any point inside its frame (not just by its title)

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mounty Member since:
2005-12-12

Thanks for the hacks tip, but I am reluctant to try it, simply because Apple seems to have a policy of keeping some secrets which subtly break hacks like this. In fact, I won't be installing ShapeShifter again, just because I can't be sure that it wasn't responsible for bitrot in my 10.4 installation.

So my planned re-installation of 10.5 will be absolutely clean and by the book. If it breaks again, then it'll be time for Debian or Gentoo.

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