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Where Mozilla Ubiquity Failed, Ubuntu HUD will Succeed

Jan 31, 2012, 00:01 (1 Talkback[s])


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"I'm not easily impressed by 'new' ideas in the Linux desktop space, which is why the Ubuntu HUD is even more interesting to me.

The HUD is based on a concept that I really believe in and supported (though my own usage and newb attempt at script) when Mozilla tried the same idea a few years ago with Ubiquity. Mozilla however has this obnoxious habit of killing projects that I like (or in their parlance - putting them on the backburner - ubiquity, prism, skywriter just to name a few). Ubiquity was supposed to become something called Taskfox in Firefox 3.6 but that never happened.

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