Hardware/Software UI Relationship

Giles Jones giles.jones at zen.co.uk
Wed Jul 18 09:50:36 CEST 2007

Lars Hallberg <lah at micropp.se> wrote :

> My favourite for main UI is a text input tool at the bottom, where you 
> input a progressive search term, say "we br"... That might match:
> web browser (app)
> tux web broadcast (web bookmark, document)
> Werner Brown (contact)
> Wera Brooks (contact)
> Wera Brooks at the pub (photo, document)
> etc..
> The matching object is shown on top and selectable. Size on those object 
> can depend on number of matches and can be compacted in intelligent ways 
> like: [contacts 3] [document 12] [apps 2]

That sounds very similar to QuickSilver on the Mac, it works really well. You start typing and then it provides matching documents, webpages, applications etc.. it's very fast.

G O Jones

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