[General] Fwd: Re: Jan's work (new application dock for the Lively Kernel)

Dan Ingalls Daniel.Ingalls at sun.com
Tue Nov 25 18:00:21 CET 2008

Folks -

A Lively Kernel Code Camp is currently underway in Tampere Finland.

Here's an early result, from one of the students, Jan, and forwarded by Tommi and Antero...

>The application "dock" shown in this demo is intended
>to replace both the current window collapse/expand mechanism
>as well as the currently unusable "put me in a tab" feature.
>Instead of closing a window, the idea is that windows will
>remain active when they are docked/minimized.  You can restore
>a docked window simply by clicking it in the dock.  Windows are
>placed in the dock by clicking their "Collapse" button.
>Note that the application dock itself can also be minimized
>by clicking the "home" icon that is part of the dock.

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