Online WIMPs

3 Oct 2005

This looks quite interesting; a (fairly successful) attempt to simulate a standard desktop metaphor GUI using dynamic HTML. I don't think it's necessarily the way to go about the problem, though - the desktop metaphor is starting to creak around the edges after three decades - but it's still worth a look.

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