Linked by snydeq on Mon 12th Oct 2009 15:24 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces InfoWorld's John Rizzo chronicles the 20 most significant ideas and features Microsoft and Apple have stolen from each other in the lead up to Windows 7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard. 'Some features were stolen so long ago that they've become part of the computing landscape, and it's difficult to remember who invented what.' Windows 7's Task Bar and Aero Peek come to mind as clear appropriations of Mac OS X's Dock and Expose. Apple's cloning of the Windows address bar in 2007's Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard as the path bar is another obvious 'inspiration.' But the borrowing goes deeper, Rizzo writes, providing a screenshot tour of Microsoft's biggest grabs from Mac OS X and Apple's most significant appropriations of Windows OS ideas and functionality.
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RE[4]: Command Prompt
by rockwell on Wed 14th Oct 2009 14:30 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Command Prompt"
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Not for a directory listing. That's just to open the first file on disk/tape.

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RE[5]: Command Prompt
by MajorTom on Thu 15th Oct 2009 04:13 in reply to "RE[4]: Command Prompt"
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It's LOAD "$",8 actually.

A LOAD "$",8,1 would mess badly with your screen. :-)

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