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Weekend Discussion

Friday March 24th, 2000

Time for another weekend discussion. The question this weekend:

What do you feel is an appropriate level of integration between a browser and an Operating System? And at the other end of the spectrum, what are your feelings about Mozilla's cross-platform approach?


#82 app vs os

by macpeep

Monday March 27th, 2000 9:50 PM

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Yes.. I also think an app is not part of an OS, and never should be. I think one post here said it best: (paraphrased) "we should not integrate with the OS. we should integrate with the user interface. and the question is if that's an improvement." Well, I agree *entirely*, and I think it IS an improvement. IMHO, when I see a file, be it in a file manager or web browser, ftp or whatever, and I want to open it, I just want to (double) click on it and want it to open up. I don't ever want to spend 2 seconds thinking what APP it should be opened in. Possibly, I should be given the option of "open for edit" or "open for view", but "open for view", but still, you get my point I hope.