Re: Tech Images???
- From: Leonard Blaisdell <leo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 01:27:39 -0800
Spartanicus <invalid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > It's always
> >interesting to see how Windows is catching up in terms of functionality.
> >Vista will finally introduce the notion of a virtual desktop.
> Pfffttt, virtual desktops are also an option with W98, either by using
> one of the many utilities, or by chucking out the MS explorer GUI and
> replace it with something else (I use Litestep).
I believe that the original virtual desktop was invented by Tom
LaStrange and certainly used in twm in the early 90s. That was X11 on
UNIX. Microsoft has tried to patent it, of course.
For anyone interested, keywords are 'Tom LaStrange', swm, twm, and
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