[Mac OS X TeX] Re: OT: Favorable press on the Mac OS X Dock (was Re: [Mac OS X TeX] alpha X piccies)

get86 at mac.com get86 at mac.com
Wed Jan 30 00:46:42 EST 2002

wadams at atlis.com

> JG said:
>> And Alpha's status bar can be torn away as a palette, too.
> OIC. The previous discussion didn't seem to indicate that, and I'm
> puzzled by the turn the discussion had taken before I'd joined it.
>> It's not
>> particularly elegant about it, but it's been able to do it since late
>> in the Eisenhower administration.
> Uh, Eisenhower was in office from 1953--61....
> I then said:
>>> Overall the Dock has been quite well-received,
> to which JG replied:
>> We evidently run in /very/ different circles. I don't know anybody
>> who likes it and many who decidedly do not.
> How 'bout having read of anyone liking the Dock?
> ``If you are a connoisseur of all things Mac OS X,
> you may also agree with my belief that the Dock
> is one of the crowning achievements of OS X.''
> from http://www.macobserver.com/editorial/2002/01/02.1.shtml
> or:
> ``My personal view on this one is that yes it does indeed justify
> itself.
> It can change the way wework, and for the better...
> from http://www.macobserver.com/tips/hotcocoa/2001/20010608.shtml
> or:
> ``In terms of versatility the dock can bend and stretch more than
> Mr. Fantastic. ...as I became more attuned to the
> workings of OS X I’ve found that it can be quite handy to see all of
> your in use applications and being able to switch between them in one
> glance of the screen.''
> from http://www.macosplanet.com/mospxspecial.shtml
> or:
> ``Another addition to the desktop is the visually stunning
> Dock, where open applications and documents will collapse
> and reside. Though a bit distracting and obtrusive, the
> interactivity of the Dock gives the design a bit of
> personality. ''
> from http://www.usatoday.com/life/cyber/tech/review/crh733.htm
> William
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