"This week, Sun announced it is opening the code for its new 3D
desktop software included in the newest version of the Linux-based
Java Desktop System. Called Project Looking Glass, the software
allows users to turn open windows and folders on the desktop on
their sides--and shrink them down to tiny sizes--to open additional
space on the desktop without having to close the window. Looking
Glass works with Linux, Solaris, and Java applications running in
the X Window System.
"Sun said the SDK will be available in a month or so and expects
the open source community to lead the way on coming up with new
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