[OT] "Pre-announcement" of Python-based "computing appliance" project.

Ksenia Marasanova ksenia at ksenia.nl
Thu Sep 23 23:56:07 CEST 2004


> I heed you to check Microsoft's documents on "how Longhorn will be
> great" :-) Seriously, they're working hard to create a new paradigm
> for the Windows desktop, and some of the things that you talk about
> are discussed there too -- namely, they're hiding folders, drive
> names, etc, from the user view, and creating a new and much simplified
> user interface.
Fortunately, Apple has been working even harder and is already there 
with Tiger:
http://www.apple.com/macosx/tiger/spotlight.html
http://www.apple.com/macosx/tiger/search_finder.html


> My project, "code-named" Pathfinder
Just be aware, there is also a Mac program called Pathfinder, in case 
you wanted to keep the name...


Ksenia.




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