Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 20th Jan 2013 23:42 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Ever since I bought my HTC HD7 way back in October 2010, I have been hooked on Windows Phone. Without even being able to test-drive the new operating system (The Netherlands didn't get Windows Phone 7 until a year later), I imported the HD7 from the US - the minimalist, stark, clean, flat, and textual interface spoke to me, and I just knew I would like it. And like it, I did.
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RE[2]: Comment by Beerfloat
by Beerfloat on Mon 21st Jan 2013 11:02 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Beerfloat"
Beerfloat
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2011-06-05

Is Linux ALT-F1, F2 etc, or the 'screen' utility, now also a WIMP interface?

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RE[3]: Comment by Beerfloat
by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 21st Jan 2013 11:11 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Beerfloat"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Is Linux ALT-F1, F2 etc, or the 'screen' utility, now also a WIMP interface?


Considering those do not contain any of the WIMP elements - no.

You didn't answer my question, though.

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RE[4]: Comment by Beerfloat
by Beerfloat on Mon 21st Jan 2013 11:24 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Beerfloat"
Beerfloat Member since:
2011-06-05

Actually, if you run gpm, you get the mouse and the pointer bit.

I didn't answer your question because it was somewhat absurd - and my followup was in line with that. The fact that a window can be made fullscreen (and reverse) is a logical consequence of the windowing interface at work. I know you understand that the reverse isn't true - IOS and WP apps can not be scaled down to use only a section of the display - and therefore these OSs are not WIMP either.

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