capability at webstart.com
Tue Apr 8 10:53:18 CDT 2008
At 10:44 PM 4/7/2008, John Carlson wrote:
>On Apr 7, 2008, at 2:21 PM, Jed Donnelley wrote:
> > If what you're saying is that the missing piece is the underlying
> > OO infrastructure then we are in perfect agreement.
> > I believe the power box UI can apply to any object (not just a file)
> > and to any domain separated running programs (not just 'processes').
>I really dislike GUIs where you have to mouse click down 4000 levels
>to get to the thing you want. Where's a good example of a power box
>that works on MaCOSX Leopard? I'd like one that works like bash. Is
>this possible? What is the typical syntax for a typing power box?
It seems to me the tradeoff between clicking through names vs.
typing through names is independent of whether you are using a
power box or any other sort of path name traversing mechanism.
>Perhaps I need to look at Plash again
If you do and you don't find the sort of typing traversal you
like you could add one. Might be a good exercise.
>and Petnames for the first time.
Do you mean the petname toolbar as:
? I don't think that addresses the sort of path name interface
that you are considering.
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