On 14/01/2008, Chris Miller <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Jan 13, 2008 3:52 PM, D. Michael McIntyre
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 January 2008, Chris Miller wrote:
> > > How is the clock Vista-specific? I saw that in a ton of places long
> > > before Vista. gkrellem and similar applications (dekoration IIRC) had
> > > it long before Longhorn started rearing its ugly head.
> > They never had a desktop analog clock widget in, what, over a decade of
> > development. Vista comes up with a desktop analog clock widget, and then so
> > does KDE? Coincidence?
> I'm pretty sure deKorator had one.
I think that it first appeared in Super Karamba. At least, the SK,
Vista, and KDE4 clocks all look _very_ similar.
> > I doubt it.
> AIGLX/Xgl stole Expose. You're point?
> > I've only looked at both Vista and KDE4 briefly, but my quick impression of
> > both was that the one seemed to be taking cues from the other.
> Gee, they all have mice, cursors, windows, a taskbar, and a button
> that pulls up a larger menu of stuff to do.
> I'm just waiting for a OSS OS X clone
> > If this is true, it's not a crime. I'm still a jabbering KDE fanboy zealot
> > who worships the KDE project, so calm down.
> According to MS, Linux and all attached/associated projects are a crime.
Until someone finds a line of GPL code in Vista. Then they will have
to legally open source the whole thing, like Linksys did. I'm waiting
for that, the end of supposed security through obscurity.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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