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Wasted Space

I love the elegance and simplicity of xmonad, a "tiling" window manager. This is the best way of displaying information. A desk full of papers overlapping one another displays only the topmost pages and mere fragments of the others. This is always the case. So, it's always astonished me that windows are popular -- also that Windows is popular. It's not that sometimes it's useful and other times awkward. No, it's never useful. A window can never be resized without obscuring either unused space or another window. Once a window is obscured, the information on it isn't readable. So, the whole of that concealed window becomes unusable too, like Minesweeper.

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