Re: window-in-window MDI

On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Chris Wiegand wrote:

> I'll admit, I'm somewhat clueless as to the difference between Gnome's MDI
> and window-in-window MDI. Can someone perhaps take some screenshots of both
> and throw up a page, perhaps even sending it to Gnome's developer pages so
> that there's a page describing why This Is A Bad Thing?

WiW - all child windows are within the parent window. Think Microsoft Word
(pre Office 2000).
Alternatives are notebook (where you get a row of tabs above the document,
one for each document) and multiple top-level windows - one top-level
window for each document - Think Netscape.


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