• Subject: Re: RTFM (was: CPYF behavior)
  • From: "L. S. Russell" <leslier@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 10:54:54 -0600

> This is how the task bar was born -- the idea was to show people what
> was still open and let they find their way back easily.  Then they
> made windows minimize to the taskbar in an animated fashion so people
> would get the idea that entry on the taskbar still represented that
> program.  That is also why it is animated when restoring the program.

Here is where the OS/2 and Mac users should jump in. 
As far as the task bar being another brilliant design from the minds of
micro$oft it is just not true. There were several pieces of software for
Win3x which would provide a similar interface such as Sidebar and Point
and Shoot.


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