Metisse is not a 3d desktop! - Archive ouverte HAL Access content directly
Conference Papers Year : 2005

Metisse is not a 3d desktop!

Abstract

Twenty years after the general adoption of overlapping windows and the desktop metaphor, modern window systems differ mainly in minor details such as window decorations or mouse and keyboard bindings. While a number of innovative window management techniques have been proposed, few of them have been evaluated and fewer have made their way into real systems. We believe that one reason for this is that most of the proposed techniques have been designed using a low fidelity approach and were never made properly available. In this paper, we present Metisse, a fully functional window system specifically created to facilitate the design, the implementation and the evaluation of innovative window management techniques. We describe the architecture of the system, some of its implementation details and present several examples that illustrate its potential.
Fichier principal
Vignette du fichier
UIST05-metisse-av.pdf (966.44 Ko) Télécharger le fichier
Origin : Files produced by the author(s)
Loading...

Dates and versions

inria-00533597 , version 1 (07-11-2010)

Identifiers

Cite

Olivier Chapuis, Nicolas Roussel. Metisse is not a 3d desktop!. UIST '05: ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, ACM - SIGCHI & SIGGRAPH, Oct 2005, Seattle, United States. pp.13-22, ⟨10.1145/1095034.1095038⟩. ⟨inria-00533597⟩
492 View
848 Download

Altmetric

Share

Gmail Facebook X LinkedIn More