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SiliconValley.com: Eazel's Innovations

Mar 17, 2001, 17:54 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Gillmor)


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"At my request, Andy Hertzfeld sent this list of innovations in the GNU/Linux-Gnome-Eazel combination..."

"These are some of the innovative features in Nautilus that are not in Mac or Windows:

  • Zooming in every view, from 25% up to 400%
  • Icons can be arbitrary sizes and are individually resizable
  • Icons based on document content, including embedded text for text files
  • Emblems, which are little satellite images expressing file attributes, including user-assigned attributes"

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