On Friday, April 13, 2007, 18:34:52, Raphaël Quinet wrote:

> 1) (by far) Single window interface, a.k.a. MDI.
>    Note that there are two cases (Window-in-window MDI and Tabbed MDI)
>    that are probably mutually exclusive.  Each option has its advantages
>    and drawbacks, and each has its supporters who usually reject the
>    other proposal:

Why would they be mutually exclussive? Take a look at the Opera
browser - it's MDI interface includes a toolbar with the buttons for
each subwindow, and in some skins these buttons even look like tabs -
basically it has something like task-bar for it's internal windows,
bringing together best of the both worlds (it also allows you to drag
a button off this taskbar to make it appear outside the parent

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