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The Extensible Timeline-Like Desktop works like a
allows you to always have a clean desktop without any
on it, yet keep always focused on what you have to do
NOW, with quick access to history.
Simply slide-off the past desktop icons from your screen
a mouse center button motion from right to left) to
Want to go back to what you had been doing before? Just
slide it back (say, by a mouse center button motion from
left to right)
look at your previously added icons.
||Yes, but with "unlimited" amount of new space for icons,
and possibility to slide back to look at the previously added
||This is really just "workspaces", albeit with a cool user interface idea.
||// This is really just "workspaces" //
||"workspaces" <---> "(this idea)", is like
"Natural numbers" <---> "Real numbers"
||[+] I've envisioned something like this for a modernized CL shell interface: enhanced to add sort/filter parameters for display, keep the command lines for the active process forks on the screen ("taskbar" functionality) until closed, etc. etc. tres cool.
||[21 Quest], but you cannot add potentially infinite number
of the fences in Fences. Eventually they will fill up your
desktop, hidden or not...
||[21 Quest], also, Fences doesn't provide a timeline-based
organization. Fences is just a different idea, which could be
combined and work together with this one - you could
create many fences on the long roll of the timeline-like
desktop as well.