On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Eddy Groen <eddyspeeder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > 2009/11/1 Dave Osbourne <super_dooper_dave_osbourne@xxxxxxxxx> > > Just create a wonderful clone of the spaces tool in OS X :) >> They have done a great job of it already, and works great. >> I'd love to see it in Haiku for window management. >> > > Note that Spaces has been introduced by former Be-engineers who are > currently employed at Apple. > > I defy that Spaces is a "great job". Yes, improvements have been made over > the BeOS version, but some BeOS functionalities got lost along the way from > workspaces to Spaces and it would be terrible if Haiku were to lose these by > cloning Spaces. > > one of the problems with both is that they are entirely visual and don't really work well if you have windows of docs and music. You want to know what apps are in which workspace by looking at the titles and you can't get that information with a picture of mini windows.