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Joel on Software

2000/04/11

by Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, April 11, 2000

In yesterday's chapter two I gave an example from Mac-land of some window behavior which I thought was a function of the MacOS. Actually, it's not a function of the Mac per se-- it's a function of Microsoft Excel (and some other MacOS apps). So not every app exhibits this behavior. The point still remains: it's the wrong behavior, for the reason explained in the article.


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